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Gannett Layoffs

This Is A Good Lesson On Why You Need Copy Editors

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media

Copy editors are a necessity in any newsroom, but sadly, the positions are slowly disappearing. Recently, Gannett sacked a hefty amount of editors ...

Gannett Reportedly Lays Off Over 200 Employees

Posted 08.02.2013 | Media

Gannett has reportedly laid off over 200 staffers in the company's biggest round of cuts in years. Jim Hopkins of Gannett Blog, an independent blo...

Growing Gannett Eyeing Homegrown Programming | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

Gannett's planned acquisition of Belo further solidifies a strategy that has been in the works for some time -- the group, which will grow from 23 to ...

Arthur Delaney

Laid Off Journalist Reports His Own Job Search | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

In June, Robert Annis lost his long-time job as a reporter at the Indianapolis Star when media conglomerate and Star owner Gannett cut 700 employees t...

Why Laying Off Ag Reporter Philip Brasher Is Bad for Food

Paula Crossfield | Posted 08.24.2011 | Home
Paula Crossfield

The agriculture beat was once an important area of coverage at all major outlets, delivering information about rural areas as well as policy making on food in Washington. But the "agriculture beat" has been dying a slow death for five decades.

Gannett Now Cutting Severance PayFor Laid-Off Employees

New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But rather than pay severance, as it did in previous rounds, Gannett is paying what is called supplemental unemployment benefits, which allows the com...

Gannett To Cut 1,000 Newspaper Jobs Across The US

Reuters | Robert MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Gannett Co Inc plans to eliminate 1,000 positions from its local newspapers around the U.S. because of declining advertising...