In a new strategy outlined to staff on Monday, editor-in-chief Katharine Viner said that the company’s focus over the next three years will be “growing and far deeper set of relationships with our audience will result in a reimagining of our journalism, a sustainable business model and a newly-focused digital organisation that reflects our independence and our mission”.

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Katharine Viner, who will replace Alan Rusbridger this summer, looks set to continue softening of distinction between news and features. Photograph: EPA/Guardian News & Media

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