A brutal day in the newspaper world

Layoffs underway at Times-Picayune, Advance’s Alabama papers  —  Employees at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans and Advance Publications’ papers in Birmingham, Mobile and Huntsville, Ala., have started to learn if they’ll have jobs when the papers stop printing every day and shift their focus to their websites.
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Times-Picayune tells readers: ‘This is a difficult week at our paper’  —  As journalists at Advance Publications’ New Orleans and Alabama papers receive word of layoffs, Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss is responding to readers angry about the plan to reduce printing and staff.
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Jaquetta White / New Orleans Times-Picayune: Times-Picayune advertisers voice opposition to newspaper’s planned changes

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ALSO: As journalists at Advance Publications’ New Orleans and Alabama papers receive word of layoffs, Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss is responding to readers angry about the plan to reduce printing and staff. Amoss appears in a video on NOLA.com published Tuesday, as meetings are under way to inform individuals of their future with the company. In the video, Amoss speaks to readers:

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