Jan 23 2019
09:05 pm

Compass reported earlier today that KNS cartoonist Charlie Daniel was fired after turning down a recent buyout offer. He had been with the paper for 60 years. The Nashville Scene now reports more layoffs at the KNS and the Tennessean.

Rachel's picture

Stupid, stupid,

Stupid, stupid, stupid.

There's no upside to this one. Pissed off all their readers, and for what?

Daniel wasn't going to be around much longer, one way or the other. And they can't be saving that much money by getting rid of him.

bizgrrl's picture

Gannett lays off journalists

Gannett lays off journalists across the country

In addition to KNS and Tennessean, layoffs at The Citizen Times in Asheville, North Carolina, Indianapolis Star, The Record in North Jersey, Westchester (New York) Journal News, Ventura County (California) Star, Arizona Republic, Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times, the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and the Fort Myers (Florida) News-Press.

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