After Washington City Paper’s staffers were threatened with a 40 percent pay cut, local businessman and philanthropist Mark Ein stepped in to buy the financially-struggling paper. Kojo speaks with the alternative newsweekly’s editor Alexa Mills on what Ein’s ownership means for the paper’s future, and how its new group of advisors, including alumnus Ta-Nahesi Coates, might improve coverage.

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  • Alexa Mills Editor, Washington City Paper; @alexatimeaus
  • Mark Ein Founder and CEO, Venturehouse Group; Owner, Washington Kastles; Board Member, Washington 2024

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