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Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.31.13

The Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Photographers; Former Village Voice Staffers Find New Gigs

May 31, 2013
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The Chicago Sun-Times lays off its entire photography staff, a total of 28 employees. The paper's executives plan to use freelancers to shoot stills and video to supplement stories, and will also empower reporters to shoot images with their iPhones. Because that's totally the same thing as having trained photojournalists record the stories. Or not at all. In the most brutal capitalist sense, the move might make sense, but it happened in an abrupt fashion. Fittingly, photographer Al Podgorski Sign Up Now!

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