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And speaking of my old paper

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Moderator1, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    MORE layoffs at The Washington Times. I think this is six years in a row they've had late-year layoffs?

    One in sports, a number of others company wide. Including, it seems, the ONLY photographer on staff.

    Not going to say much more as I sit here and shake my head.
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Just talked to a head of a communications school who is very high on the future of newspapers. But that's when they have systems to deliver the paper virtually.
  3. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Didn't I just see a headline in that paper proclaiming the first profit in decades?
  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Apparently - and this will shock you - that may have been a little misleading.
    They are "on track" for profitability in 2015 with a little more belt tightening. Which seems to mean getting rid of even more people.
  5. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Well-Known Member

    How many editorial staffers are left?
  6. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    That's nice.
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