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Zeena Shakya poses for a photograph as she inspects the new tabloid sized version of the The Sydney Morning Herald in Sydney on March 4, 2013. Australian broadsheet newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on March 4 ditched their century-old format for tabloid in a major overhaul at ailing media giant Fairfax. The move is part of the company's bid to shore up readership and advertising revenue in an increasingly digital landscape that has forced the closure of newspapers across the world.
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.
Rod's death is a tragic event. In his role as chief editor of the Sun-Herald and Sydney Morning Herald sports departments he was a journalist of the highest integrity. He had a brilliant news sense and was respected by all members of staff who worked with himMore quotes »
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