The Independent

DNAinfo Shuts Down, neighborhoods go dark

Theresa Cherone, Writer

November 28, 2017

Founder and CEO of DNAinfo Joe Ricketts decided to shut down DNAinfo on Nov. 2, leaving many people jobless. Ricketts claimed DNAinfo wasn’t a profitable business, but the shutdown came suspiciously after DNAinfo and Gothamist formed a union.   This cannot be a coincidence. Ricketts didn’t want to pay union dues so he de...

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