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Classical music critic ranks thinning at U.S. papers

From the NYT: Classical music criticism, a high-minded endeavor that has been around at least as long as newspapers and reached an English-language peak with George Bernard Shaw, has taken a series of hits in recent months. Critics’ jobs have been eliminated, downgraded or redefined at newspapers in Atlanta, Minneapolis and elsewhere around the country […]

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Fellowships a casualty of the incredible shrinking U.S. newspaper business

From the NYT: Journalism fellowship programs are feeling the fallout of the media industry’s turmoil. Some prominent universities have noticed a drop in applications from American journalists. Stanford, M.I.T. and Harvard report a decline in journalists seeking to specialize in business, science or other disciplines. But foreign applications are pouring in at a record pace. […]

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