Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.13.09
FT Cuts 80 Jobs; Seattle P-I Struggles To Survive
January 13, 2009
It's been a rough week for newspapers: While The New York Times
and The Atlantic continue
to lock horns
, the Financial Times will axe
80 jobs to further integrate its print and digital operations. The Washington Post named
two managing editors, Elizabeth Spayd
and Raju Narisetti
, who will be tasked with seamlessly merging its print and online newsrooms. Elsewhere in the newsprint world, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer has 60 days to live
: If no one purchases the paper in that time, Hearst Corp. will shut down the print version and possibly eliminate Web site as well. The P-I
lost $14 million ...
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