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Today's editors: determined, frustrated, indignant

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Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012 3:25 pm

Though they're as committed as ever, today's newspaper editors are also frustrated, a July 2011 ASNE/API survey of more than 100 print and online publications, news executives and journalism educators across the country found.

"First, and perhaps most interesting is what could be interpreted as a growing readiness to lop off anything that does not specifically drive the core mission: gathering, sorting, analyzing and delivering news -- specifically hard news and enterprise," the article said. "Doing more with less is no longer the newsroom mantra -- nor is adding to the portfolio."