“The Post’s buyouts are available to full- time union-represented and management employees ages 50 and older. Workers with 20 or more years with the company will get a year’s pay; those with less than 20 years will receive two weeks’ pay per year of servi
Phil Trounstine on the Hearst/MediaNews dealings. I’ve seen no hint of any combination of journalistic forces, but here’s the warning about what if.. via Romenesko.
Notes on the Chronicle’s new outsourced press, musings on the future of Bay Area newspaper consolidation.
“…escalating the pace at which we convert into a true multi-media company, offering effective advertising solutions on three fronts: daily and weekly newspapers, digital sites and services…”
Um, this is two critics from the Merc and one from Oakland! Damn, I hadn’t realized we could play that game. Wheels are turning…
Our local story on the sale. No one in the building knew this was happening yesterday until a few minutes before the MediaNews execs walked into the newsroom.
I for one, welcome our new MediaNews overlords…