Messenger Post Lays Off Journalists at Monroe County Weeklies

By: David Andreatta | Democrat and Chronicle

Messenger Post Media laid off a huge swath of the full-time reporting staff at its eight weekly newspapers serving communities in Monroe County on Friday.

The layoffs affected just a handful of reporters. But those reporters represented virtually the totality of the newsgathering operation, with each acting as one-person traveling bureaus that sometimes churned out as many as a dozen stories a week.


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