Hartford Courant to Shed 100 Jobs this Week

03/28/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Editor and Publisher

The Hartford Courant, struggling with other Tribune Co. newspapers with bankruptcy, massive debt and an industrywide decline in advertising, says it will eliminate 100 jobs this week, primarily through layoffs.

The cuts will include about 30 newsroom employees. That brings the news staff to 135, or just more than half the newspaper employed last year.

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