News Corp To Trim Newspaper Jobs In US And UK

03/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Kenneth Li, Ben Fenton Financial Times

News Corp is expected to trim jobs at its London and New York newspapers in the coming weeks, company insiders say, as a steep decline in print advertising has forced sharp cost reductions on the news business.

News International, whose papers include The Times, Sunday Times and The Sun, is in the final stages of an efficiency review conducted by the Boston Consulting Group and could cut up to 50 jobs, or some 2.5 per cent of its staff, although some new posts may be created.

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