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.
On October 25th, I asked Seattle Times Company spokesperson Jill Mackie for details on how many people had cancelled their subscriptions to the Seattle Times as a result of its political ad campaign. (As well as how many people had ... Read Post
Same last name as the old Seattle Times editorial boss. Via Times spokesperson Jill Mackie: Ryan Blethen has been named editorial page editor for The Seattle Times, the Northwest’s largest daily newspaper. Blethen, 36, is named to t... Read Post