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NY Times Layoffs Begin

The New York Times is in the process of cutting 26 staff members today; New York Magazine has ferreted out eight names of the 26 so far.

Eric Konigsberg, Culture
Sara Rimer, National
Christine Hauser, Metro
Josh Barbanel, Real Estate
Mitch Blumenthal, Continuous News
Kate Galbraith, Business
Allen Salkin, Styles
Monica Evanchik, Web

We’ll update this post when we know more.
Update:: Times spokesperson Diane McNulty is letting folks know that this list is “in error.”

Update: Some wishful sentiments from Times staffers:

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Update: C. Spencer Beggs, a “multimedia producer for the New York Times News Service/Syndicate” is also on the layoff list, as is Emmy-nominated video journalist Michele Monteleone.

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