Rus News Journal

The Washington Times has decided to dismiss 40 % of employees

Today, on December, 3rd, it became known that fulfilling duties of the president and the publisher of American newspaper The Washington Times of Dzhonatan Slevin has notified its employees on preparing reductions.
dismissed will appear to 40 % of the staff which number makes 370 persons.

notices on the one who will be reduced, will be handed over employees within 60 days from the moment of the announcement which has been made on December, 2nd. According to mister Slevina who quotes AFP, the purpose of dismissals is optimisation of expenses.

as it is informed in a press - release The Washington Times the policy of distribution of the newspaper will change also. In particular, it is expected that the part of its circulation will be distributed free of charge in the establishments entering into structure of the federal government, and also a number of other institutions.

in the beginning of November in The Washington Times the management was completely replaced. In particular, editor-in-chief John Solomon, the president and publisher Thomas Makdevitt, financial director Kit Kuperrajder and the chairman of board of directors of Chu Don Moon have been dismissed.