THIS Has to Make Creative Loafing Staffers a Little Uncomfortable

In this article in the New York Times, media columnist David Carr uses Creative Loafing's parent company as a whipping boy in his screed against corporations who value profits over quality journalism (as if the two are mutually exclusive). The news portion: Creative Loafing recently bought venerable alt weeklies The Chicago Reader and Washington City Paper. Last week, the company, citing the challenging economic environment, laid off nine newsroom positions from the two papers, including some of their top journalists.
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