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The is an online news organization and former newspaper based in Seattle.

The P-I is the first major daily newspaper in the United States to become an online-only news outlet.

The P-I was and has been owned by Hearst Corp. since William Randolph Hearst bought the paper in 1921.

It was kept afloat largely by a formed in 1983 with the Seattle Times, an arrangement that the Times fought for years to leave.

After losing money — — Hearst in January 2009, then cutting its editorial staff from 165 to about 20, with .

Though the P-I was a smaller newspaper than the Times, its web traffic before the online shift was comparable to the Times’. A year after the P-I went online, its traffic was , though the organization was not yet profitable.

The P-I hosts a network of , both staff-written and reader-contributed. It has also than strictly original reporting as an attempt to be “Seattle’s home page.”

The P-I has an to provide features content for the site.

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Plaza Pública is digital newspaper based in Guatemala. The site was founded in February 2011, after Universidad Rafael Landívar asked a group of journalists to create an online news organization that would contribute to the construction of a “solid and vigorous democracy, with ethics and social justice.” According to its website, Plaza Pública focuses on…

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