Layoffs at Dallas Morning News

Robert Wilonsky reports on the Dallas Morning News:

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The Dallas Morning News will no longer publish Quick after its August 4 issue, bringing to a close the free weekly’s 8-year-long run. Jim Moroney, the publisher and CEO at The News, tells Unfair Park he broke the news to its staff at around 10:30 this morning: Seven full-timers have been laid off, as have two part-timers. All will be given severance, and all have been told they can apply for other jobs at the paper if and when they come open.

Continue reading:

http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/unfairpark/2011/07/moroney.php

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  1. Daniel Daugherty

    It’s no surprise why these papers are dying. Their priorities and resource allocations are questionable, to say the least. I previously interned at the Dallas Observer and was sent to cover the World Championship of Pickled Quail Egg Eating. The Morning News, meanwhile, sent along a team of three guys who definitely weren’t interns. They were armed with three cameras and shooting video.

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