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Seattle Times to lay off 200 staffers

Is there some sad irony in the day the Pulitzer Prizes are announced, huge layoffs are also announced at The Seattle Times?

Staff members who attended a meeting with Executive Editor David Boardman said they were told about 45 newsroom positions would be eliminated. At least 16 employees will be laid off, and the number could be as high as 30, they said, depending on how many newsroom employees opt to leave voluntarily with a severance package.

Read story here from the Seattle Times here.


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