The New York Daily News on Monday announced that it is cutting half its editorial staff in a round of massive layoffs at the 99-year-old tabloid.
“We are fundamentally restructuring the Daily News,” an email to staff from the paper’s new owner, Tronc, reads. “We are reducing today the size of the editorial team by approximately 50 percent and re-focusing much of our talent on breaking news — especially in areas of crime, civil justice and public responsibility.”
Included in the layoffs is Editor-in-Chief Jim Rich, a harsh critic of President Trump.
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