Tuesday, December 8, 2009

The Gray Lady Begins Newsroom Layoffs

MC doesn't wish unemployment on anyone; we know too many people who are un or under-employed. Still, it's remarkable that the fatuous "paper of record" has come to the sorry state it has. Blame hubris, liberal ideology and contempt for its readers. Yes, the internets play a large part as well across the newspaper industry. But, weirdly, when it comes to the NYTimes' current trouble these layoffs most likely would take place even in a healthy economy. MC has empathy for the individuals involved; none for the institution.

Click on the title of this post to read about the layoffs that begin today.