Digital First Media Axes ‘Thunderdome,’ May Sell Its Newspapers

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By: Andrew Beaujon | Poynter

Dean Starkman reported Tuesday night that DFM plans to cashier its Project Thunderdome, a national newsroom for the company’s many newspapers, and lay off about 100 employees, including “higher-level executives.”

Ken Doctor writes that Alden Global Capital, the hedge fund that owns most of DFM, is “readying its newspaper properties for sale.”

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