Archive for July, 2012

Murdoch's Tablet Daily Plans Layoffs

Introduced for the iPad last year with much fanfare, the publication is letting go almost a third of its full-time staff.

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Bed closings expected

Bed closings and layoffs are expected at Wallaceburg's Sydenham District Hospital, as the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance struggles to cut costs and balance their budget.

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Possible pre-election layoff notices spark political debate

A Labor Department memo advised federal contractors — major defense firms among them — that they do not have to warn their employees about potential layoffs from the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts that kick in Jan. 2.

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Rangers' Feliz faces long layoff after elbow surgery

(Reuters) - Texas Rangers starting pitcher Neftali Feliz will miss the rest of the Major League Baseball (MLB) season and most of next year's campaign to recover from elbow reconstruction surgery, the team said on Tuesday. The right-hander, who served as the Rangers' closer for the past two seasons before moving into the starting rotation this campaign, has a torn ulnar collateral ligament and …

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Media Decoder Blog: Murdoch’s Tablet Daily Plans Layoffs

Introduced for the iPad last year with much fanfare, the publication is letting go almost a third of its full-time staff.

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Layoffs Hit Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily Despite Reassurance Against ‘Haters’

Earlier this month, News Corp.'s expensive iPad newspaper experiment The Daily was reported to be "on watch" and "at a crossroads" as the company spun off its less successful publishing business. To that, editor-in-chief Jesse Angelo insisted that his staff ignore "the latest misinformed, untrue rumors of our imminent demise." … More »

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