The Boston Globe: 48

Posted 11.08.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Boston
Owner: New York Times Co.
Date: Feb. 28, 2008
Update: Nov. 8, 2008

48 employees accepted buyout offers. 12 positions were cut through attrition.
Source: Romenesko; Boston Globe via Paper Cuts tip

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The Dispatch: 5

Posted 07.31.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Lexington, N.C.
Owner: New York Times Co.
Date: February/March 2008

Five employees were laid off, including a police reporter and part-time photographer.
Source: The Dispatch

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The Columbian: 30

Posted 07.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Vancouver, Wash.
Owner: The Columbian Publishing Co.
Date: February 2008

The paper eliminated 30 positions in February.
Source: Portland Business Journal

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Orange County Register: 1

Posted 06.30.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Santa Ana, Calif.
Owner: Freedom Communications Inc.
Date: Feb. 9, 2008

One employee volunteered for a buyout when the OC Post stopped printing.
Source: Paper Cuts tip

Times Record: 10

Posted 04.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Brunswick, Maine
Owner: Sample News Group
Date: Feb. 29, 2008

One reporter, a computer tech, a customer service representative, a receptionist and several advertising workers were laid off.
Source: Sun Journal

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Tracy Press: Unknown

Posted 04.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Tracy, Calif.
Owner: Matthews family
Date: Feb. 28, 2008

Owner Robert Matthews blamed the economy for cutbacks, but did not specify how many jobs had been cut when the paper went from publishing three times a week to two.
Source: InsideBayArea.com

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Press-Telegram: 31

Posted 04.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Long Beach, Calif.
Owner: MediaNews Group
Date: Feb. 13, 2008

The Daily Breeze of Torrance, Calif., and The Long Beach Press-Telegram combined operations. The Press-Telegram’s publisher, managing editor, editing and design desk, and nine other newsroom positions were laid off.
Source: The Daily Breeze

The Daily Breeze: 6

Posted 04.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Torrance, Calif.
Owner: MediaNews Group
Date: Feb. 13, 2008

The Breeze laid off six newsroom employees and eliminated three unfilled editorial positions.
Source: The Daily Breeze

Los Angeles Daily News: 22

Posted 04.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Los Angeles
Owner: MediaNews Group
Date: Feb. 28, 2008

22 editorial employees will be laid off.
Source: LA Observed

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