DEAD TREE MEDIA DEMISE: KANSAS CITY STAR DISMISSES DOZEN MORE WORKERS!!!
Given that the demand for happy news regarding the toy train streetcar and the Mayor's latest bow tie seems to have dried up amid the digital era . . . Here's the latest word regarding a fading institution which mostly served to control and limit the local discourse:
KCUR: "The Kansas City Star laid off another dozen employees Monday, the latest round of cuts and buyouts at the newspaper over the last few months. The laid-off employees included copy and web editors, several people in marketing and longtime outdoors editor Brent Frazee, a 36-year veteran of the newspaper. The new round of reductions follows voluntary buyout offers and layoffs in March that shrank the newsroom by at least 10 employees . . ."
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