Monday, December 8, 2008

Light blogging today

Blogging is light today due to traveling...
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6 comments:

Archer05 said...

It will be interesting to see what happens to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sam Zell at the Tribune Co. with the class-action lawsuit against them. Jeff Bercovici at Mixed Media has a good background article on the lawsuit.
-L.A. Times' Refugees Sue for Control of Paper-

Kansascity.com comments about laid-off journalists perusing wrongful termination lawsuits.
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-When the door hits on the way out-
Employees who feel mistreated during a job elimination process may be wrongful termination lawsuits in the making.

One study of displaced employees found that 15 percent of workers who felt their severance experience lacked dignity or respect had filed wrongful termination lawsuits.

Even though that's not a big percentage of laid-off or otherwise eliminated workers, it can be a [very expensive minority for employers.]
http://economy.kansascity.com/?q=node/387

Anonymous said...

Seattle Times....

"The block in front of Times' headquarters is now included as part of security for the company's $91 million debt to banks. Meanwhile, the paper is scaling back features, and sale of its Maine papers may slip a key deadline."

Full Story...
http://tinyurl.com/5m2afy

Anonymous said...

More from the Seattle Times. Exec editor David Bordman whistles past the graveyard.

Name that tune! We should have a contest.

http://tinyurl.com/5m2afy

Anonymous said...

Sorry... the correct link to the David Bordman article is....

http://tinyurl.com/663fn2

Hey, if I was perfect I would be running a newspaper somewhere.

Archer05 said...

A-5:13 PM, Good idea.

"Name that tune! We should have a contest."
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I enter: 'Taps' as my tune.

Anonymous said...

More like, "Blood on the Risers"