Burnt Ends: Layoffs and sabbaticals

  • Latest KC Star layoffs include longtime reporter Karen Dillon and photographer Jim Barcus. (KCC)
  • “The golden era of government reporting that for decades provided an added protection for our public from bad or corrupt governments has passed _ at least it has in Kansas City,” said Dillon on Facebook.
  • KU prof David Guth won’t be back in the classroom this year. (KU)
  • McClatchy ad revenue drops, but digital-only revenue is up. (SacBee)
  • RELATED: McClatchy paywall has generated more than 31,000 subscriptions, a gain of 6,000 in the last quarter, generating $22.6 million in 2013. (McClatchy)
  • KC Star, LJWorld, KUSports.com, Topeka Capital-Journal, University Daily Kansan nominated for Editor & Publisher EPPY award. (E&P)


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