With revenues down, Gannett lays off journalists at a dozen newspapers

Gannett, America’s largest newspaper chain laid off employees across its newsrooms across the country. The affected outlets include: The Athens (Georgia) Banner-Herald (South Texas) Caller-Times Columbia (Missouri) Daily Tribune Ventura County Star Cloud (Minnesota) Times Monroe (Louisiana) News-Star Billerica (Massachusetts) Minuteman, (Milwaukee) Journal Sentinel Panama City (Florida) News-Herald (Kentucky) Courier Journal Gadsden Times Tuscaloosa News […]

Gannett slashes jobs, cuts executive pays

Gannett is of the largest news organizations which has become an economic victim of the ongoing pandemic. As per reports, the publication giant has decided to lay off staff and cut senior executives’ salaries. Asbury Park Press, Daily Record, Daily Journal, The Record, Herald News, The New Jersey Herald, Courrier-Post, Burlington County Times and the […]

An updated list of newsroom closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is getting worse day-by-day. Many newsrooms have closed down, workers are being furloughed, employees are losing their jobs and many are facing increased pay cuts. In an attempt to keep up with the closures, Poynter has compiled an updated list as to which newsrooms have closed, laid off employees or furloughed. […]

Quartz lays off more business-side employees, reports Digiday

Quartz on June 26 laid off business-side employees for the second time this year, Digiday’s Max Willens reported today. The most-recent round of layoffs included seven employees; the previous one included four. Nearly 10 percent of the company’s total staff has departed over the past 12 months, Willens’ report stated. It elaborated: The layoffs come […]