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Who’s Helping WSJ Reporters Research Stories? ‘No One’

Error_Correction_Image.gifIncluded among the 14 layoffs at The Walls Street Journal yesterday were assistant librarian
Leslie A. Norman and library news assistant Ed Ramos. As a result, the WSJ library will close on March 23. So who’s going to help reporters research stories? Well, um, anyone? Anyone? Nope.

According to a letter sent out by Norman to colleagues, “When I asked who will do research for the reporters, I was told , ‘No one.’”

Oh.

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