FRIDAY’S LINKS: Tribune’s Employees Get Big Payday or Mayday, Transsexual Sportswriter, Cutting Clips

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By: E&P Staff

In today’s links, Greg Palast thinks that the press is letting too many investigative stories slip by, a sportswriter’s announcement that he was becoming a she elicits a big reaction, and Tribune’s deal could make employee-owners very rich … or not.

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Los Angeles Times: A changed news culture has let several important investigative stories slip through the cracks, writes Greg Palast.

Chicago Tribune: Tribune offers employees big payday or mayday

Los Angeles Times: Mike Penner’s account of becoming Christine Daniels liberates the columnist and strikes a chord with readers.

Dallas Morning News: I made a momentous decision the other day. I have ceased to clip. This has nothing to do with lawns or nose hairs or whatever else you might be thinking. This is about journalism. And it feels like closing a door on the past, writes Steve Blow.

Knoxville News: A former reporter for a Tennessee newspaper has filed a multimillion-dollar federal lawsuit alleging he was fired for investigating Cocke County Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr., court records show.

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