10/14/2014 04:32 pm ET Updated Oct 14, 2014

CNN Layoffs Begin, Number Of Production Staffers Already Cut

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CNN faced significant layoffs on the editorial side of its business Tuesday, as parent company Time Warner continued to cut costs.

Capital has learned that production staff on a number of shows, including Christiane Amanpour's program, have been let go. In addition, CNN has shuttered its entertainment unit, with some staff being laid off, and others being folded into other departments. CNN's D.C. bureau is also facing layoffs today, though the details remain unclear.

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