The Deseret news announced today work force reductions and unveiled a plan to refocus the quality and reach of its product. "Changes in the industry have forced some newspapers to fade or even close," said Clark Gilbert, Deseret News CEO and president. "At the Deseret News, we choose to lead and innovate. Today we have announced the reduction in our print work force by 57 full-time and 28 part-time employees, which reflects just over 43 percent of our work force," Gilbert said. Change is necessary because innovation and technology have fundamentally changed the newspaper industry. Deseret News unveiled a five-part plan " to become a leader in the industry and a model for change," said Gilbert.
Deseret News.com Tuesday, August 31, 2010