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Departing BusinessWeek Tweets

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News of this week’s layoffs at BusinessWeek is starting to trickle on to Twitter.

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Looks like technology editor Steve Wildstrom and innovation and design writer Damian Joseph are among laid off by new owner Bloomberg LP. Good luck guys!

We’ll keep updating with Twitter news, but if you know of anyone else who got dumped by BusinessWeek (as Joseph says), drop us a line

Update: More tweets after the jump

Earlier: Bloomberg Looks To Cut BusinessWeek Staffers


BusinessWeek.com community manager Shirley Brady, says her role won’t be continuing at Bloomberg.

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Longtime technology writer Stephen Baker is also out.

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Baker also posted some insight into the BusinessWeek layoffs on his blog:

“I just took the elevator to the 46th floor and got my termination from BusinessWeek. Bloomberg has not offered me a job, and I’ll be leaving this one, after nearly 23 years, on Dec. 1.

This was not a big surprise for me. I had made clear my mixed feelings. So off I go. It doesn’t mean I won’t be sad to leave, and today is a wrenching day to be in our offices. People troop upstairs and come back carrying different kinds of envelopes.”

Even more sad news: media columnist Jon Fine will not be returning to his BusinessWeek column after he returns from his sabbatical with wife and Mediabistro founder Laurel Touby.

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Staff writer Amy Choi and department editor Lauren Young are also out.

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Update: RaceTalkBlog, which is keeping a running tally of today’s layoffs, reports that senior writer Steve Hamm, associate editor Heather Green, Silicon Valley bureau chief Rob Hof and Seattle bureau chief Jay Greene have also been let go.

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