Sunday, March 2, 2008
March 3, 2008 News
POST ST. VALENTINE'S MASSACRE x THREE OR FOUR
Twenty-two people lost their jobs Friday at the Daily News, among them long time music writer Fred Shuster and features writer Val Kuklenski. See the full list and tributes here.
This story on DistrictWeekly.com details the news last Friday that "[The Long Beach] Press-Telegram, a name synonymous with local journalism for 110 years, suffered deep staff cuts and a corporate restructuring that leaves it as little more than a bureau for the Torrance-based Daily Breeze."
More here at LAObserved.
Also, nine people lost their jobs at the Daily Breeze Thursday, and in New York, 120 Newsday positions were eliminated, 25 in the newsroom.
ON THE OTHER HAND…
According to an AP internal memo posted by LA Observed, Josh Dickey and Derrik Lang have joined the West Coast as deputy entertainment editor (Dickey) and entertainment writer focusing on the celebrity scene (Lang).
IN STYLE PROMOTES HONOR BRODIE
Honor Brodie, InStyle's features editor in charge of entertainment coverage (out of New York), has been promoted to managing editor. No word yet on who's filling her old job. I believe Mark Morrison is still the west coast editor, based here.