January 30, 2009

Los Angeles Times to Cut 300 Jobs, 70 in Newsroom

According to Bloomberg: “Bankrupt Tribune Co.’s Los Angeles Times newspaper will cut about 10 percent of its 3,000 employees, including 70 newsroom positions, as part of a reorganization that includes eliminating a standalone local news section.

Publisher Eddy Hartenstein announced the reductions today in a memo to employees. He didn’t provide specifics on how the job cuts will be implemented or when. “

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