MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 01: A man reads the broadsheet format 'The Age' newspaper at Federation Square on March 1, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. After 180 years, the Monday to Friday editions of the Fairfax Media publications, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Melbourne Age will switch from broadsheet sized newspapers to compacts or tabloid sized newspapers on March 4, 2013.
There is a deep affection within the Sydney Morning Herald for Paddy, both for his enthusiasm and his courageous reporting on issues including climate change and the mixed fortunes of Nathan Tinkler. His departure is deeply felt and regretted by his colleagues, but we are pleased to see that Paddy and Fairfax Media have been able to part ways on mutually agreeable terms.
Paddy Manning has been a terrific business journalist for Fairfax Media for many years, including a successful two-year stint as national chief of staff for BusinessDay, combining the business sections of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Paddy will be missed. We have accepted his resignation and wish him all the best for the future.
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Bernard Tomic expected to play French Open
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