Deseret News cuts 43% of workforce; editor and publisher leave

Deseret News
Editor Joe Cannon (left) and publisher Jim Wall are leaving their positions for advisory roles as the paper cuts 57 full-time employees and 28 part-timers. || Editorial page editor: "For those of us remaining, there is a big silver lining to this storm cloud." || Read the Salt Lake Tribune's story and the press release.
> Earlier: Deseret News bosses refuse to comment on layoff rumors

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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