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Star Ledger Layoffs

What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean in the Age of the Koch Brothers and Billionaire Donors

Eric Boehlert | Posted 06.10.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The news regarding the Star-Ledger isn't just about the challenges New Jersey's largest newspaper faces with a newsroom one-third its previous size. The larger question is what happens to newsgathering, and what happens to a democracy, when the cutbacks show no signs of abating while super-donor forces in politics exert unprecedented influence?

New Jersey's Star-Ledger Cutting A Quarter Of Its Newsroom

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media

The Star-Ledger announced brutal cuts to its staff on Thursday. The newspaper said it will eliminate 167 jobs, including "40 reporters, editors, p...

More Newspaper Layoffs Coming

nj.com | Star | Posted 01.16.2013 | Media

NEWARK -- The jobs of 34 Star-Ledger employees -- including nearly 10 percent of the newsroom -- are being eliminated in the first large-scale layoffs...