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Thu May 30, 2019, 10:16 AM

More Ohio Journalists Slashed as Gatehouse Media Announces Layoffs

In a move that executives at GateHouse Media are spinning as a "restructuring" for the future, more than 100 journalists at GateHouse publications around the country have been laid off.

Among them are editors and reporters at Ohio publications like the Columbus Dispatch, The Akron Beacon-Journal and the Canton Repository.

The current round of GateHouse layoffs follows an earlier purge of about 60 positions in January and February, cuts that Gatehouse execs have described, and continue to describe, as no big deal in the grand scheme of things.

Mike Reed, CEO of GateHouse’s parent company New Media Investment Group, characterized the current cuts as "immaterial" to Business Insider, and told Poynter that the layoffs were likely to be misrepresented.

Read more: https://www.citybeat.com/news/blog/21070319/more-ohio-journalists-slashed-as-gatehouse-media-announces-layoffs

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