Who is left to cut at the Chicago Tribune?


The Chicago Tribune became the latest major newspaper to take a whack at its newsroom. According to Crain's Chicago Business, the paper is cutting 20 percent of the newsroom staff in yet another cost-cutting move brought about the bankruptcy of its parent company, Tribune Co. The paper has about 480 newsroom employees.

To be sure, the paper is hiring to address "emerging growth opportunities" in . . . well publisher Tony Hunter does not explain what he means in a memo obtained by Crain's.