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Staff Cuts

'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.

Dear Telecom Unions: Time to Fight for the Public Switched Network Infrastructure & Technology (PSNIT) -- The State-based Utility Wires

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

The real question is: Are the unions going take an active role in stopping the closing down of the networks? Are they going to help to get the networks get upgraded?

Jill Abramson Determined To Help Women At New York Times

nymag.com | Posted 04.06.2013 | Media

New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson took a moment away from rearranging her masthead to appear on Alec Baldwin's WNYC podcast ...

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...

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...

Bad News For The Washington Post

AP | Posted 04.25.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post Co. on Friday reported a 22 percent drop in fourth-quarter net income. The media and education ...