August 5, 2003

Village Voice
Cynthia Cotts says 85 out of about 115 members of the Village Voice union signed a letter to management declaring “our profound outrage and disgust” at the recent Voice layoffs. They added: “We believe the motive here is greed on the part of the paper’s owners, a greed that is apparently willing to sacrifice editorial quality in pursuit of profits.” Cotts says paranoia and sadness rule at the paper as rumors say more heads will roll. (Second item.)

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