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The New York Times To Eliminate 100 Newsroom Jobs- Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™
TechCrunch.com ^ | October 9, 2009 | Leena Rao

Posted on 10/19/2009 4:37:24 PM PDT by Stayfree

The New York Times reports today that the paper will cut 8 percent of its newsroom staff, or around 100 people by the end of 2009. Currently, the New York Times employs 1,250 staff members in the news department. The media company is planning to offer buyouts to both union and non-union staff and will need to implement layoffs if they can’t get enough people to participate in the buyout offer.

(Excerpt) Read more at techcrunch.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: deathwatch; layoffs; media; nytimes

FLUSH!


1 posted on 10/19/2009 4:37:26 PM PDT by Stayfree
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To: abb

ping


2 posted on 10/19/2009 4:44:28 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Remember Neda Agha-Soltan|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: Stayfree
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3 posted on 10/19/2009 4:44:47 PM PDT by blueyon (It is worth taking a stand even if you are standing alone!)
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To: Stayfree


Looks like Carlos Slim is working his magic...
4 posted on 10/19/2009 4:45:03 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Stayfree
They're really feeling the “Pinch” over there. Shame.
5 posted on 10/19/2009 4:49:09 PM PDT by Shqipo (A whiff of blowback is in the air.)
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To: Shqipo
Obamma will come to the rescue, have no fear. he will change the ink from black(could be racist ya know) to bright red(what else from a socialist)
6 posted on 10/19/2009 4:58:24 PM PDT by shadeaud ("If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten." -- George Carlin)
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To: Stayfree

Will Maureen Dowd be (hopefully) one of them?


7 posted on 10/19/2009 4:58:28 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Stayfree
How disgusting! The New York Times is shamefully balancing their corporate books on the backs of the little guys.
/S
8 posted on 10/19/2009 5:08:32 PM PDT by RJL
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To: Stayfree

Zero will bail them out and add them to the government media pool like ABC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN and the list goes on ...


9 posted on 10/19/2009 5:15:55 PM PDT by fujimoh
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