Friday, 6 November 2009

Media news...

How's Alan "Rubbisher" Rushbridger's dream of global web glory for The Guardian coming along?
The newspaper has just fired all of its local Washington reporters as part of a cost cutting drive, but perhaps that's just a, er, temporary setback.
The six staffers - all Americans recruited on short-term contracts to crack the US online market for the media group - got their marching orders yesterday, I understand.
The paper, and its sister The Observer, are now just going to have to make do with their old newspaper hacks, who never understood what those web people were doing in the first place...

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