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Denver Post's Greg Moore on learning to live without a copy desk

Last month, we shared word that the Denver Post planned to lay off two-thirds of its copy editors -- a number estimated by sources as sixteen. Turns out that was a bit high: Only eleven are exiting, with a severance package as a parting gift, because several staffers from other departments, including columnist Tina Griego, have taken the same deal. But the copy desk is already becoming a thing of the past. Editor Greg Moore explains the new system.
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