Lastly, this is going to be—ahem—extremely unhelpful for its journalism, anyway:
In February, Mr. Adler and Mr. Fox called editorial employees into a meeting to announce a solution. The magazine would focus on what executives needed to know for their jobs, and shed its sports, lifestyle and politics articles. And writers needed to consider a businessperson’s point of view, rather than a consumer’s…
But other employees saw a different subtext: their role now was to help business leaders make more money. Though the investigative unit has continued its work, other staff members say their harder-hitting stories have been killed, held or edited into submission.
That’s what we call burning the village to save it.
UPDATE: The Times has corrected the Business Exchange error and one other.
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