Contacts Update Time:
Who's Leaving The New York Times?
at The New York Times said to be taking the newspaper's previously announced buyout offer include these well-known bylines:
- Louis Uchitelle, economics
- Geraldine Fabrikant, business
- Stephen Labaton,
Washington correspondent covering financial regulatory reform.
Ray - deputy obit desk editor; Q&A science columnist
- Andrew Revkin
- environment (described as a "possible")
- Ralph Blumenthal
- metro (described as "likely")
- Fred Eliason, real estate
- Saul Hansell, technology
In October, the paper said it would seek to eliminate 100 newsroom positions through
buyouts (Editor & Publisher ) . It said layoffs would follow if the number of buyouts did not reach the
target. The deadline to accept the buyout offer is today.
30 reporters, editors and photographers are said to be leaving, as well as numerous other staffers from the copy desk, design
and other areas.
For an extended compilation (from which the above was
taken) go to today's Gawker .
-- Jeff Bogart