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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Times-Picayune lays off 37 journalists in latest shakeup | The Advocate

In its third major restructuring in as many years, The Times-Picayune laid off 37 journalists Thursday in its latest push to cut costs three years after its controversial move to end daily home delivery.

Previous announced layoffs have claimed more than 300 workers.

The move Thursday trimmed the remaining news staff by a fifth, according to an announcement by NOLA Media Group President Ricky Mathews, and leaves 118 full-time journalists on staff.

Reporters at the paper said some who were spared the ax instead took a pay cut.


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