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More Layoffs Coming at the Seattle Times

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Six months ago, I wrote a similar headline. Today, after hearing from a source inside the Times that "we have some layoffs coming," I asked the newspaper's spokeswoman, Jill Mackie, whether additional cuts are indeed on the way. "Yes," she replied, explaining: While the deepest impacts of the recession have softened, there are still some lingering effects. To the degree possible, we have managed these impacts by remaining laser focused on keeping our costs in alignment with anticipated revenue on an ongoing basis.
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