Jan 31, 2014

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Global Mail goes begging for a saviour. Graeme Wood will turn the lights off at The Global Mail on February 20, the philanthropic online media start-up has confirmed, but staff aren’t walking out just yet. A statement posted on the publication’s website yesterday afternoon put the hand out for other richies to ride in and save the venture. “Expressions of interest from potential partners” are now being sought:

“Graeme Wood advised the management and staff of The Global Mail on January 29 that he is unable to continue funding the digital-journalism producer after February 20.

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