Gannett, the nation’s largest newspaper publisher, is in the midst of an important experiment to re-invent daily newspapers around various forms of online citizen journalism. It also has a reputation for being among the most profit-obsessed media companies extant.

So when you read about downsizing and dumbing-down of the Burlington Free Press, you’ve got to wonder: Is Gannett serious about creating a 21st-century newspaper? Or is it just looking for a new ways to save money? (Via Romenesko.)

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