The New York Post and the press are often portrayed as the two most powerful entities in the country.
But the press also holds a lot of sway in Washington, and it seems like every day the two are at odds over the next press conference, or over the news that just broke.
The NYP is a national, all-volunteer nonprofit that has its own staff and board, but its mission is to “develop and disseminate high quality, reliable and timely news to the American people, as well as to support our local communities.”
The NYP publishes a daily newspaper, the New York Times, that was started by its namesake.
When you think about the news and politics in the US, you probably think of Fox News and the Republican Party.
In many ways, the NYP has always been a bit of an outlier.
A former member of the New England Patriots, the organization has always stood out for its investigative reporting and advocacy on social issues.
But now the organization’s funding is being slashed by about 50% after the Trump administration slashed funding for the paper.
After years of underfunded and understaffed, the Times and the NYPS have been forced to seek out outside funding for their operations, but with the cuts to the NYPs funding, the newsroom is now a bit dispirited and underfunded as well.
I spoke with one of the staff members, a reporter from the paper who asked that we not use his last name, to talk about the future of the NYPP.
The NYPP has always relied on donations from the community.
“This is going to be tough, and we’re all in the same boat, but it’s important that we’re there,” the journalist said.
“If the people in the community don’t stand with us, then we’re not going to do what we need to do.”
I asked if he was concerned about the possibility that the community wouldn’t support the group if the cuts were reversed.
He was quick to answer.
No one is really going to trust us, he said.
The paper is going through a lot right now.
It is going from being the most-read national newspaper in the world to the least-read in the United States.
There’s no money left.
The only thing that’s left are the stories.
What is happening now is that we are the only newspaper in New England.
And with all that funding going to the paper, that’s going to make things worse, the journalist continued.
This is just going to drive people away.
The public will be scared to read anything that’s not from the New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut.
New Hampshire is the only state that’s in the bottom three states.
It’s not going anywhere.
So it’s going into this kind of situation where the people who are working for the Times, the journalists, and the paper itself, are going to have to choose whether they want to stay in New Hampshire or go to New York City.
It’s not an easy decision, the reporter said.
One of the things the NYPI was really good at was being able to write for people who were already a part of the news community, who weren’t necessarily the most politically conservative or liberal or pro-Trump.
But the staff at the NYPD are not going away, and they’re not leaving the community behind.
They’re just going into different parts of the country to write a lot more stories.
It’s a huge hit to the community, he continued.
“We have to make sure we’re going to continue to do the work that we do because we’re the only paper that has any money left,” the reporter continued.
I was able to talk to one of them, a former reporter who asked to remain anonymous, about the current situation.
She said that after the cuts, the paper was already in a financial crisis.
If the cuts weren’t reversed, the situation would be very dire for the future, she said.
So the paper would be out of money, the staff would be getting laid off, and people would be going to other outlets.
We’re really facing a situation where our readers are literally going to starve, the former journalist told me.
“And if you don’t do your job, it’s just going too far.”
The NYT declined to comment on the layoffs.
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