Sun. Jan 29th, 2023
The Washington Post Begins Layoffs After Months of Turmoil

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The Washington Post began its promised layoffs on Tuesday, sources confirmed to The Daily Beast, fulfilling its promise to cut costs just days after its billionaire owner Jeff Bezos visited the newsroom.

The newspaper’s union confirmed the news in an email to staffers, saying it had “good reason” to believe the layoffs were significantly less than what publisher Fred Ryan dramatically announced at a town hall last month.

“To be clear, we believe any job eliminations right now—at a time of continued growth and expansion—are unacceptable,” guild leadership said in an email.

Read more at The Daily Beast.


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