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Rochester D&C's Matthews takes buyout

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by KWinMo, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. KWinMo

    KWinMo New Member

    Bob Matthews, the longtime columnist at the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, took the latest buyout from Gannett. It will be interesting to see if he's replaced. He's the only full-time sports columnist on the staff, and it seems to me a paper of that size should have a full-time columnist.

    I got to know Bob a little bit when I spent a few months in the sports department a few years ago. I wish him the best of luck.
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Good move and good luck Bob.
  3. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    Happy retirement, Bob.

    As for a columnist, they should've kept Scott Pitoniak when they had the chance.
  4. KWinMo

    KWinMo New Member

    Could not agree more.
  5. sportbook

    sportbook Member

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