In the Loop
- Scholastic expects job cuts, revamping to bring profits back. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/9/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 23, p11
Describes the restructuring steps taken by Scholastic Inc. to stabilize its financial status. The company breaking even in the fiscal year that ended May 31, 1997; Claim by company chairman Richard Robinson that the company should return to profitability in the 1998 fiscal year; Elimination of...
- No News is Bad News. Grossberger, Lewis // MediaWeek;11/19/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 43, p42
Reports on the decline of the United States print media as of November 2001. Factors that led to layoffs across the nation's newsrooms; How the layoffs among journalists would affect the quality of news dissemination; Response of the advertising industry to the print crisis.
- New layoff wave breaks with profits a-plunging. Moses, Lucia // Editor & Publisher;04/16/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 16, p5
Reports on the employee layoff trend within the publishing industry in the United States in 2001. Factors attributing to such trend; Decline in the revenues generated by industry players during the given time period; Details regarding the recovery plans of various publishers.
- Former newspaper publisher claims sudden firing a mystery. Rosenkrantz, Holly // Fairfield County Business Journal;11/04/96, Vol. 35 Issue 45, p7
Focuses on the issues surrounding the termination of Ben Grumm as publisher of Hometown Publications in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Responsibilities in the company; Contributions made in increasing the publication's earnings; Recognition as Small Businessman of the Year by the Trumbul...
- Matthew cuts 200 jobs in IPC revamp. Griffiths, Anna // Campaign (UK);01/15/99, Issue 2, p1
Reports on IPC Magazines' move to dismiss 200 employees as part of a drastic restructure designed to realize annual savings of around six million British pounds. Percentage of the total workforce to be eliminated; Total cost of the restructuring effort; Reaction of analysts and media buyers to...
- MAKE YOUR POINT. Shockey, Annette P.; Skiff, Margaret S.; Shapiro, Lillian L.; Peltola, Bette J.; George, Jean Craighead; Sutherland, Zena B. // School Library Journal;Dec74, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p28
Presents various comments on the employee firings and resignations at the juvenile publishing department of the United States-based publishing firm, Macmillan, Inc. Dismissal of the entire juvenile marketing staff; History of the company; Contributions of the company to children's literature;...
- 54 Trip staffers raise hand for buyout. Meyaer, Gregory // Crain's Chicago Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p1
The article reports that newsroom employees of Chicago Tribune Co. have offered to take early retirement in response to a job cut plan in Illinois. It included volunteers such as City Hall reporter Gary Washburn and columnist Charles M. Madigan. Last April 2007, Chicago Tribune managers stated...
- A sign of the times. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;07/06/98, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p4
Comments on the downsizing of Ottaway newspaper personnel as announced by Dow Jones. Information on the `Times Herald Record.'
- Times Herald Record staff cut as parent restructures. Duvoli, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal;07/06/98, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p6
Presents information on the decision of Dow Jones company to cut back jobs at the `Times Herald Record.' Views of Jim Moss, the newspaper's publisher, on the decision; Comments from Mayor Joseph DeStefano of Middleton, New York State.