Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.26.08
More Buyouts at McClatchy; Philly Papers To Cut Newsroom Managers
August 26, 2008
If you know what's good for you, you're at the beach this week (or otherwise at the DNC) but here are the latest updates from the slow-motion Newspaper Apocalypse: McClatchy's Sacramento Bee
, Kansas City Star
, and Wichita Eagle
are all offering buyouts
to most (if not all) of their full-time employees, ahead of additional layoffs. The Bee
cut 86 jobs
two months ago, but things have gotten so much worse since then, they're going to have to do it again... Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Inquirer
and Daily News
are gearing up for their own buyouts-followed-...
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