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Partnerships with United Press International and other news sources will also be expanded to include the sharing of content and photography, Mr. Slevin said.

“Our plan is not entirely completed. We are continuing to work on it,” he said.

The newspaper has seen much change in the past few weeks.

On Nov. 8, The Times changed the primary leadership of its business and financial operations. President and Publisher Thomas P. McDevitt, Chief Financial Officer Keith Cooperrider and Chairman Douglas D.M. Joo were formally relieved of their jobs.

Executive Editor John Solomon tendered his resignation from the company Nov. 6.

The news about news is grim everywhere. Almost 6,000 newspaper journalists lost their jobs in 2008, the biggest one-year drop in history, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, which has conducted annual newsroom surveys for more than three decades.

It is “the bleakest” of times, said the 2009 State of the News Media Report, released in March by the Project for Excellence in Journalism.