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Angela Fu / Poynter:
The Aspen Times suffered a staff exodus after its new owner, Ogden, squelched coverage of a defamation suit by billionaire Vladislav Doronin against the outlet
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
A Q&A with Votebeat EIC Chad Lorenz and co-founder and CSO Alison Go on changing from a pop-up to a permanent newsroom, measuring impact, elections, and more
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
The JCPA, a US bill that would let news sites negotiate as a bloc with Google and Facebook, poorly addresses the digital ad market's domination by huge players
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