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Ian Katz leaves the Guardian for the BBC

Here is what Guardian editor-in-chief had to say about Ian Katz’s departure in an email to staff sent a few minutes ago Dear All, Ian Katz has decided to accept an offer to go and run Newsnight. He first joined … Continue reading

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We’re all in this together: 5% pay cut mooted at Guardian and Observer as papers seek cuts

  The struggle to reduce costs at the Guardian and the Observer to a manageable level will be one of the biggest media stories of the next 12 months, particularly if journalists strike in an attempt to save jobs. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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latest on Guardian and Observer potential job losses

Here is the text of the email sent to staff at the Guardian and the Observer on Thursday December 6th 2012. It details where job cuts will fall if savings can’t be found elsewhere. A few people have told me … Continue reading

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Sad day for Guardian as compulsory redundancies loom

Here is the email sent to staff at the Guardian and the Observer today by managing editor Jan Thompson and Sheila Fitzsimons, Executive Director, transformation, at Guardian News & Media. Dear colleagues, Today editorial management met with NUJ officials to … Continue reading

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NUJ and the Guardian

The Guardian and the NUJ are bending over backwards to avoid compulsory redundancies at the paper and its Sunday sister title the Observer. Good for them. There is a clamour from some quarters, including the Guardian’s competitors, for the paper … Continue reading

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Union reps propose a pay cap at the Guardian

Union representatives at the Guardian are suggesting that senior executives cap their pay at 100k as they try to come up with ideas to avoid compulsory redundancies at the paper. In an email to staff on Thursday NUJ representatives stressed … Continue reading

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Guardian isn’t ditching print just yet

Andrew Miller, CEO of Guardian The Telegraph has this afternoon published a story claiming that GNM is ‘close to axing the print editions of the Guardian and Observer’.  It is a rehash of a blog written on a small advertising website.I … Continue reading

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