Kansas City Star Honcho Mike Fannin Forced To Multi-Task Amid Dead-Tree Media Decline

It could be worse . . . There are many newsies now forced into homelessness . . .

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Meanwhile, here's a peek at the job duties of the guy who must also give employees a pep-talk about the future of the newspaper industry. Read more:

KC Star's Fannin named regional editor by McClatchy - Kansas City Business Journal

The editor of The Kansas City Star will take responsibility for three additional newsrooms. Mike Fannin was named regional editor, overseeing the newsrooms of the Star, The Wichita Eagle, The Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat and The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas, according to a Thursday release from The McClatchy Co.