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TWT Layoffs Begin

The Washington Times has begun cutting. So far:

The entire sports department was let go, as the rumors predicted.

Stephanie Green and Liz Glover have been cut.

Managing editor Jeff Birnbaum has resigned effective Friday.

A source told FishbowlDC that Managing Editor-Print David Jones, Deputy Managing Editor-News Geoff Etnyre, writer Barbara Slavin, and online anchor Jill Badanes have also been pink-slipped as well as the entire TWT photo department except for one editor/shooter and one desk editor.

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John Solomon Officially Out At TWT

John Solomon, who’s been missing at The Washington Times since the shake-up on Monday, has officially resigned, effective Nov. 6.

But when Jonathan Slevin moved up to acting president and publisher on Monday (the 9th, if you’re keeping score), replacing Tom McDevitt, he didn’t mention Solomon’s resignation, Politico reports.

Solomon joined TWT in January 08, when he was hired away from the Washington Post.

David Jones, managing editor for print, and Jeffrey Birnbaum, managing editor for digital, will co-run TWT on an interim basis.