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Gannett CEO earned $3.1 million last year: including $875k bonus

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by mustangj17, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Even though the stock dropped 79 percent last year!

    Yay incompetence!


    There's a whole bunch of other stuff on the blog that has been updated today that is worth a look. Unbelievable.
  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    Oh boy.
  3. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    After the government finishes ripping AIG a new one, they should go after this guy and Lean Dean.

  4. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    And a friend is on one of his Gannett-sponsored furlough days today. Maybe Dubow could kick him some pocket change out of that bonus?

    *Edited to add a solid comment from that blog post:

    "By the way, it's no longer called a furlough.

    "They're Dubow Appreciation Days."
  5. Wonderlic

    Wonderlic Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    I'm not in any way taking this guy's side, but for the love of God, a little bit of effin' accuracy would be nice.

    Dude received an $875K bonus and made $3.1 million TOTAL in 2008, which is half of what he made in 2007. At least that's what it says in the link provided.
  6. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Well-Known Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus


    Pitchforks and torches, anyone?
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    Gannet and MNG aren't getting gubbernmint funds for a bailout.... the pitchforks idea is good tho..
  8. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    My apologies - I was incorrect.

    Another thing that caught me was gannett paid $78 million for this program/company called ripple 6. Why?
  9. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Dubow made it a point in his email to employees, to say he too was taking a furlough. Well great, you took your furlough then got nearly a $1 million bonus. I'll take another furlough if I can get a bonus. Shit.
  10. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Re: Gannett CEO gets $3.1 million bonus

    Still and all, despicable that any CEO seeing his company stock fall that far, asking employees to basically take a week off without pay to help the bottom line, accepts $1 in bonus money. Sliding down a razor blade into a vat of iodine is too good for this prick and his like.
  11. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    This word bonus.....


    ... it must not mean what I think it means.
  12. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

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