Newsroom takes on the marketing department at the Chicago Tribune

Are the marketers running the newsroom at the Chicago Tribune ? Some reporters and editors there are concerned that the marketing department has sway over which articles run in the paper. The concern was sparked after newsroom employees alleged the marketing department solicited subscribers’ opinion on stories before they ran. An e-mail signed by 55 reporters and editors—are there that many left at the paper?—questions why the marketing department was conducting the survey and what stor…

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