Media’s Black Friday – or week

Believe it or not, there were even more layoffs and firings outside of Steve Dahl this week alone:

Fred Huebner, 16-year veteran of WSCR-AM as the sports news reporter

– Overnight jock “Wild” Bill Garcia, US99 (WSCR-AM) veteran

– Chicago Public Radio lays off eleven

– ABC affiliate KSTP-TV in Minneapolis cut eighteen people from its newsroom

– Real Networks lays off 150

– NBC Universal slashes 500 jobs

– Viacom, a.k.a “The V of Doom” lowers the boom and axes 850 people

The media business is stating to resemble a MASH unit!

Chicago Media, Radio, Television

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