03/28/2012 04:59 pm ET Updated May 28, 2012

Bay Citizen, Center For Investigative Reporting To Merge

The Bay Citizen on Tuesday enters the second phase of its young life, surrendering its independence in exchange for a partnership with an older, more established journalistic entity as its parent organization merges with the Center for Investigative Reporting.

The focus of the combined organization will be on investigative and accountability journalism, with a staff of approximately 70.

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