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Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.08.13

Layoffs at Politico; Exits at Current TV

January 8, 2013
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After years of what seems like non-stop expansion, Politico goes the other way, parting ways with at least a few staffers. Photographer Jay Westcott and technology reporter Jess Kamen are two of the faces who won't be in the newsroom any longer. Mediawatchers in Washington D.C. are unclear about how to term the departures. Are they layoffs or a "redirecting of resources"? Editor-in-chief John Harris is spinning the news as the latter, saying "I expect we'll be larger at the end ...

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