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Layoffs at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by boundforboston, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Four gone and maybe another 20 to go today: http://jimromenesko.com/2012/07/27/st-louis-post-dispatch-lays-off-four-news-managers-more-cuts-coming/
     
  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    (A second tipster says the four were called at home with the news after working their night shifts.)

    If true, that is the very definition of Absolutely No Class at All.
     
  3. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    If any paper besides Alabama's group and NOLA could use Warren Buffett, this is it. Always a fan of this paper but sick to see what death by a thousand cuts is doing to it.
     
  4. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Or Gannett. Or Newhouse. Or CNHI. Or.... anyone, really. We all have seen this movie over and over and over again the past few years.
     
  5. Simon

    Simon Active Member

    Any names in sports?

    Also, it's not as easy as you think to move out of newspapers. It's not easy finding a job in any field these days.
     
  6. Colton

    Colton Active Member


    Too late for him. Ass hat.
     
  7. 23 people laid off, one known in sports. You can find his/her name easily enough if you want.
     
  8. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Not sure why we're playing guessing games.

    <i>Post-Dispatch sports content editor David Sheets just tweeted that he received, via phone call, notice that he's been laid off.</i>
     
  9. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    Love that Lee justified "rewarding" CEO Mary Junck with a bunch of stock because her compensation isn't on par with other newspaper chain CEOs. Nothing like trying to keep up with the Jones'.
     
  10. writingump

    writingump Member

    Does gutenberg ever have anything positive to say about anyone? Just wondering ...
     
  11. Didn't want to post his name all over the board, but I guess it's okay because he did tweet it.
     
  12. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Exactly.
     
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