About newsroom staffing cuts at the Dallas Morning News.
Because somebody needs to do it.
Monday, August 22, 2011
What the predictions are like
This week? Next week? Next month? Bermuda? Puerto Rico? Minor trim or bloodbath? At this point I trust none of them. I would be very surprised if there was no truth to the basic line that layoffs are coming. The rest of the chatter is all over the map, so to speak.
To offer a voice and a forum and a source of information during layoffs and now buyouts at the Dallas Morning News.
Here is what we lost in September '11:
Copy Editor I -- 3 Copy Editor II --5 Copy Editor III -- 5 Deputy Assistant Editor -- 5 Assistant News Editor -- 1 Office manager -- 1 Senior Editor -- 1 Design Editor -- 1 Photo Tech -- 1 Presentation Editor-- 1 Content Coordinator -- 2 Layout Editor -- 1 Bureau Chief -- 1 Special Writer -- 1 Reporter I -- 4 Reporter III -- 1 Reporter III-Business -- 1 Critic -- 1 Photographer III -- 2
Whenever this blog is active, the rules will not change: Personal attacks will not be posted or tolerated. Nobody's name will be listed as laid off without that person's permission. Anyone who wants to pass along information -- or plausible rumors -- please e-mail me at DMNcuts (at) gmail.com. Farewell messages ditto.