The Washington Post is cutting 20 newsroom positions and not filling 30 open positions, The Post's executive editor Sally Buzbee told staff in a note Tuesday. At least 60 people had joined The Washington Post's union since that meeting. Earlier on Tuesday, The Washington Post Guild notified members that layoffs had begun, according to a copy of the email obtained by Axios. The Washington Post Guild denounced the layoffs in a statement to Axios. Flashback: Post owner Jeff Bezos made a surprise appearance in the newsroom last week, prompting the union to hold meetings with staffers to prepare for the upcoming cuts.
Source: Washington Post January 24, 2023 19:50 UTC