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Newspaper Cuts

Newspaper Announces Layoffs

wweek.com | Posted 06.20.2013 | Media

The Oregonian confirmed this morning that the paper will reduce print delivery to three days a week. ...

Buyouts Reportedly Offered At Wall Street Journal

www.usatoday.com | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media

An undetermined number of reporters at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires have been offered buyouts, two media websites are reporting....

NY Post Eliminates Thirteen Positions

observer.com | Posted 08.07.2013 | Media

The New York Post is eliminating 13 full-time positions, editor in chief Col Allan announced today in an email to the newsroom. ...

Tough Times At Columbia Journalism Review

Capital New York | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.10.2013 | Media

In media, there are big fish and little fish. Which is why the appointment of Cyndi Stivers as editor-in-chief of AOL.com didn't create a lot of noise...

Layoffs Hit The Daily News

www.capitalnewyork.com | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media

The Daily News is now undergoing what employees of the tabloid have been fearing for weeks: Multiple insiders tell Capital that layoffs have hit the n...

'Fired, Laid Off Or Pushed Out?' Not What?

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media
Rebecca Shapiro

In an industry that is constantly adapting and redefining the way news is gathered and disseminated, what happens when an employee falls victim to one of these layoff announcements? According to one of New York's leading employment lawyers, a whole lot. And it doesn't have to be all bad.

New York Times Says Revenues Rise On Subscription Growth

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Media

Feb 7 (Reuters) - The New York Times Co on Thursday reported higher quarterly revenue as more people paid for its news products. Tota...

For Wall Street Journal, Leadership At A Crossroads

www.nytimes.com | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

Betting against Rupert Murdoch hasn't gone very well for many people, including me. ...

Cleveland Plain Dealer Union Gets New Deal

www.poynter.org | Posted 02.06.2013 | Media

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has reached a new, tentative six-year agreement with the Guild's bargaining committee. The new agreement offers some protec...

Guardian Steps Up Pressure For Staffers To Volunteer For Redundancy

www.telegraph.co.uk | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media

The publisher of the Guardian and Observer newspapers has stepped up pressure on staff to come forward for redundancy, by telling them where the axe i...

Ohio Newspaper Plans Major Staff Cuts

www.poynter.org | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media

In a note posted on Facebook, Guild members say the Advance-owned Cleveland Plain Dealer has told them it plans to eliminate about one-third of the st...

Israeli Newspaper Strikes Over Layoffs

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Media

JERUSALEM (AP) — Workers at Israel's respected Haaretz newspaper have begun a strike to protest layoffs. The workers said Wednesday t...

Detroit Newspapers Offer Buyouts To Older Staff

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media

DETROIT (AP) — Buyouts are being offered to employees at The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and the company that manages their finances. ...

Liz Spayd, Washington Post Managing Editor, To Exit Paper

Politico | Posted 06.22.2012 | Media

Washington Post managing editor Elizabeth Spayd is eyeing the exits. Sources familiar with the matter tell POLITICO that Spayd, who became the Post...

WATCH: Times-Picayune Editor Speaks Out On Major Cuts

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss appeared on PBS' "NewsHour" Thursday night and spoke out about the major staff cuts that hit the New Orleans paper ear...

Entertainment Weekly Makes Staff Cuts

Adweek | Emma Bazilian | Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly has cut three editorial staffers in recent weeks, Adweek has learned. A spokeswoman said three junior-level position...

Times-Picayune Citizens' Group Speaks Out On Proposed Changes

Regional Economic Alliance | Posted 08.04.2012 | Media

NEW ORLEANS -- A group of concerned civic and business leaders have come together in the wake of the recent announcement by the owners of The Times-Pi...

Think Again: The End of Newspapers and the Decline of Democracy

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.23.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

If newspapers were a baseball team, they would be the Mets -- without the hope for "next year."

Newspaper Makes Controversial Firing

Posted 05.16.2012 | Media

The story of Oregonian editor Bob Caldwell's shocking death took another twist on Thursday, after one of his colleagues was fired for giving false inf...

Yahoo News' Major Get

politico.com | DYLAN BYERS | | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media

In its most high-profile move since announcing the expansion of its political coverage, Yahoo News has hired former New York Times columnist Virginia ...

New York Times Staff Cuts: Longtime Editors Take Buyouts

The New York Observer | Posted 02.19.2012 | Media

IN MID-OCTOBER, a memo was sent out to all New York Times editorial staffers, from recently-installed Times executive editor Jill Abramson, managing e...

Tampa Tribune Announces Massive Layoffs

AP | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Tribune is laying off 165 more employees as its parent company tries to further cut costs. The newspaper reported on it...

Bleeding Slows, But Newspapers Still Flirt With 'Death Spiral'

The Wrap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The newspaper industry, devastated during the recession, had another bad year in 2010. Overall, circulation for newspapers in the U.S. declined 5 per...

Bad News for News

Rep. John Fritchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. John Fritchey

In most every other state that I have occasion to visit, newspaper coverage of state government surpasses that in Illinois.

Woe Is Newspapers: Even USA Today Axing Jobs

Silicon Valley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gannett's flagship publication USA Today is eliminating 45 newsroom jobs, a 9% editorial headcount cut, to offset declining revenue. USA Today is the ...