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New owners lay off employees at ADN

 

September 28, 2017



ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new owners of Alaska’s largest newspaper have laid off reporters, editors and other

employees just days after a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the Alaska Dispatch News.

Co-Publisher Ryan Binkley wouldn’t disclose how many of the 212 employees were laid off, but described it in a story published Thursday as a significant change in the size of the newspaper. Binkley didn’t immediately return messages from The Associated Press.

He said he realized a lot of employees would be hurt by layoffs, but it was necessary to make the newspaper healthy.

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