The axe is swinging hard at a newspaper with staff losses apparently larger than what has been revealed so far.
Richard Harman has been leaked documents which suggest that up to 150 staff are about to get the DCM.
The NZME media group which includes Newstalk ZB and the NZ Herald is thought to be looking for over 100 redundancies as it restructures.
It has so far publicly refused to confirm any numbers but details of the plan leaked to POLITIK indicate that the company may be looking to terminate at least 150 staff.
That would put a huge hole in New Zealand’s largest media company and has the potential to impact on its highly regarded journalism.
The numbers being talked about would make this the biggest media mass redundancy New Zealand has seen.
It is however not clear whether the move will impact on its Press Gallery team.
The redundancies will include journalists but will extend to other staff within the company. Read more »