The State Journal-Register: 21

Posted 03.04.12 • 2012 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Springfield, Ill.
Owner: GateHouse Media Inc.
Effective: Jan. 26, 2012

Copy editing will be outsourced to a GateHouse paper in Downers Grove, Ill., this summer; 10 copy editors will be laid off. Soon after that announcement was made, at least 11 employees were laid off in other departments including the paper’s editorial cartoonist. The SJR outsourced printing to Peoria, Ill., in 2011.

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