February 17, 2009

More cuts looming at Courant

I don't know any details, but people at the nation's oldest continuously published paper are worried.

Less than seven months from a cut in staff of upto 25%, the Hartford Courant is faced with possibly cutting upto another 20%.  On the heels of an earnings report which states a 30% decline in sales, employees won’t even have the chance of a possible buyout like back in June of ‘07....

The Laurel, a promising new blog, also has this news.

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Anonymous said...

I canceled my subscription after they changed the format. I can understand them cutting back content, but the format change was stupid.

Anonymous said...

Most likely the reporters and news people laid off, not upper mgnt. the way it should be!