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Slate lays off Jack Shafer, Timothy Noah

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Small Town Guy, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Shafer will still be a contributor, but, damn.

    http://www.politico.com/blogs/onmedia/0811/Slate_lays_off_four_including_Jack_Shafer.html

    He was an original member of the site back in 1996.

    And at the start of the day, AJR had just published a long tribute to him.

    http://www.ajr.org/Article.asp?id=5133
     
  2. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    So now websites are laying off the experienced help? Shit.
     
  3. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member


    "I can't believe Tom Friedman (still has a job), and Jack Shafer doesn't."

    End. Of. Story.
     
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