"We have created a number of efficiencies this year particularly in our publishing operations. And we are always focused on opportunities to improve our efficiency. The carry over affect of actions already taken this year has an impact on our headcount comparison for next year."
-- Chief Operating Officer Gracia Martore, speaking Wednesday to Wall Street stock analysts at the annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. (Martore's prepared remarks.)
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Earlier: exclusive Gannett Blog spreadsheet shows the estimated 253 layoffs and other job cuts at 63 U.S. newspapers in November