Saturday, June 23, 2007

Failure to Compete

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As reported by the light-years ahead Times Union:

"Twelve employees were laid off by The Daily Gazette today because of what General Manager Dan Beck called difficult business conditions. The laid-off employees worked in various departments, including editorial, advertising, circulation and production."

Oh well! The Times Union pays a lot of attention to its website and BLOGS... matter of fact, I know people who went out and bought the paper AFTER seeing something the paper put online. The Gazette laughably makes people PAY for content! " The Gazette's Online Edition also has a convenient search feature and you can access the last seven days.

We have a special introductory offer - buy 5 weeks for just $14.75 ($2.95 a week) and we will give you an additional 2 weeks at no charge"

Thanks but no thanks, I'll read the TU, the Post, the Daily News... for FREE!
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