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Newspaper Layoffs

USA Today Undergoes Major Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.03.2014 | Media

USA Today has begun a painful round of layoffs, the paper's owner confirmed Wednesday. Jeremy Gaines, vice president of corporate communications w...

More Layoffs At Daily News

Capital New York | Joe Pompeo | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media

The Daily News is downsizing again, as we reported earlier in Capital's morning media newsletter. Multiple sources told Capital that buyouts have r...

Newspaper Lawsuits Moving To Federal Court

AP | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Several lawsuits over layoffs by The Times-Picayune and its owner have been transferred from state to federal court, although the...

One Chart Proves The Horrifying Truth Behind Newspaper Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

Newspapers are facing increased pressure to cut down on staff to minimize costs, and a new report by Pew Research Center shows exactly who is being hi...

Was Newspaper Decline Inevitable?

www.thewrap.com | Posted 09.23.2013 | Media

A broad study by a group of respected journalists into the disruption that the digital age has brought to print has led them to a surprising conclusio...

Newspaper Editor's Wife Fired During Major Staff Cuts

Posted 06.27.2013 | Media

Like many newspapers transitioning to the digital media landscape, the Oregonian was forced to lay off a number of staffers last week. Among those...

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. ...

Fired Sun-Times Photographers Stage Protest

AP | Posted 08.06.2013 | Media

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Chicago Sun-Times photographers and supporters are protesting the newspaper's decision to lay off its entire full-time photogr...

Brilliant Reactions To Sun-Times Photo Staff Layoff Roll In

Posted 05.31.2013 | Chicago

Reactions have been swift and fierce to the Thursday morning news that the nation's tenth-largest paper, the Chicago Sun-Times, was gutting its entire...

Sun-Times Lays Off ENTIRE Photography Staff

Posted 05.30.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago Sun-Times' Thursday eulogy of former chief photographer Bob Kotalik turned out to be a harbinger of doom as the venerable metro paper woul...

Village Voice 'Devastated' By Reported Layoffs

gawker.com | Posted 05.17.2013 | Media

Last week, top editors at the Village Voice resigned in protest when they learned that management wanted them to lay off several members of their alre...

Bleak Week For New York Media Industry

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.09.2013 | Media

It's another bleak week for the New York media industry, as layoffs and buyouts hit three of the city's newspapers. Two editors quit the Village V...

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...

More Layoffs Hit Washington Post

Posted 02.15.2013 | Media

The Washington Post has laid off several dozen employees on the business side, Fishbowl DC reported on Friday. The entire mobile team was let go, ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Union Makes Major Charge Against The Washington Post

Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

The Washington Post Guild accused the paper on Tuesday for unjustly laying off employees and targeting employees of color. The Guild claimed that t...

Layoffs At New York Daily News

Capital New York | Joe Pompeo | Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

Layoffs have come to the Daily News. Since this morning, staffers to be laid off have been getting called into a conference room to meet with senio...

Leading Bay Area Newspaper Group Announces Major Changes, Layoffs

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — MediaNews Group is combining most of its daily newspapers in the San Francisco Bay area to save money on their print editions so...

Leading Bay Area Newspaper Group Announces Massive Layoffs

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — MediaNews Group is combining most of its daily newspapers in the San Francisco Bay area to save money on their print editions so...