Star-Ledger Cuts 167 Jobs, Including 40 Newsroom Positions
Posted: 4/3/2014  |  By: Ted Sherman and Mark Mueller | NJ.com
In a grim day of reckoning at the state’s largest newspaper, the owners of The Star-Ledger today said they were eliminating the jobs of approximately 167 people, including 25 percent of the newsroom.

The sweeping job loss was part of a plan announced last week in an effort to greatly reduce costs and combine resources by consolidating the operations of The Star-Ledger, along with its sister publications in New Jersey and its online partner, NJ.com, which also announced cutbacks today.