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  • 'Washington Post' To Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs, Sources Say (Dinosaur Media Extinction Alert!!)

    03/10/2006 8:28:15 AM PST · by abb · 66 replies · 1,673+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | March 10, 2006 | Joe Strupp
    NEW YORK The Washington Post plans to cut at least 80 newsroom jobs through attrition and buyouts, according to sources at the paper who said editors began giving staffers the bad news on Thursday in meetings and will continue today. "My understanding is that the editors and managing editors brought this up with other issues of downsizing, but with no layoffs," said one source in the metro staff, which got first word of the news in a meeting Thursday. "It looks like through attrition and buyouts." Another source in the national staff said a meeting was being held this morning...