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Source: Washington Post

A West Virginia newspaper is in bankruptcy. The powerful coal industry celebrates.

Sunday 08:05 GMT

One day after the Charleston Gazette-Mail declared bankruptcy, coal industry attorney Robert McLusky made light of the newspaper’s plight.

Yet McLusky’s comments betrayed the ill will between the coal industry, which has dominated the economy and politics of West Virginia for the better part of a century, and the state’s premier newspaper, the feisty Gazette-Mail, which has played an important role in checking the industry’s power.

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Source: Washington Post

Trump ambassador nominee had unsettling management style, women say 

Sunday 20:55 GMT

Doug Manchester, the billionaire nominated by President Trump to be ambassador to the Bahamas, made a fortune as a real estate developer in San Diego while also earning a reputation for his philanthropy, conservative convictions and lavish lifestyle.

Over the next four years, he employed an unconventional, anachronistic management style that upended the newspaper’s culture and made many female workers uncomfortable, according to more than a dozen current and former employees who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte