The head of the newspaper guild at the Peoria Journal Star tells News 25 that there were five layoffs in the newsroom Thursday and six others in the building in the past 24 hours.
The stock of the Journal Star's owner GateHouse Media has been in freefall and the company has been de–listed from the New York Stock Exchange.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
GateHouse Illinois paper cuts five from newsroom
The Peoria Illinois Journal Star, a GateHouse Media newspaper, fired five newsroom employees, according to a report on WEEK in Peoria: