Friday, August 02, 2013

By the numbers | Gannett's massive downsizing

As the company cuts loose hundreds of newspaper employees this week in a new round of layoffs, regulatory filings show the extent of payroll reductions over the past seven years. Key numbers, according to latest publicly available data:

number of employees at last peak year, 2005

number of employees end of last year

Earlier: year-by-year employment since 1994.

[Source: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings]

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