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Huge newsroom cuts hit the L.A. Times

July 2, 2008 |  2:13 pm

Here's part of the memo from Russ Stanton:

I deeply regret to report we will be reducing the size of our editorial staff, both print and Web, by a total of 150 positions, and reducing the number of pages we publish each week, by about 15%.

(Cut)

I don't yet have all the details on the reductions to come, but we expect to complete these moves by Labor Day. We'll provide more information, including the severance terms, as soon as we can. As part of this process, we will be combining the print and Web staffs into a single operation with a unified budget.

The story is here.

--Veronique de Turenne

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