In one of the first ground-level estimates I've seen, blogger Ruth Holladay reports that Indianapolis Star Publisher Michael Kane (left) told employees: "At this early stage, I'm guessing that we could be eliminating up to 95 positions, hopefully less. This is very difficult news to share, but our economic outlook demands it."
The Star employs 1,100, according to its official Corporate page, so Kane's upper estimate would equal nearly 9% of the paper's workforce. That's in line with the 10% layoff figure newspaper division President Bob Dickey gave in his memo earlier today.
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