New Yorks Times slashes 100 newsroom jobs

This has been long expected, but shocking nonetheless.

The sweetener is that it amounts to only 7.5 percent of the newsroom staff.

The bitter aftertaste is that it will probably bite into culture. They’re also killing off an op-ed app because no-one reads them.

‘There is no magic bullet for the current financial plight of the news business, said executive editor Dean Baquet.

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  • ‘There is no magic bullet for the current financial plight of the news business”

    Well there is: stop writing propaganda serving your owner or their pals, passing professional organised subversion for democracy movements… and serving the soup to the usual art suits, on stage or backstage.

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