Hearne: More Layoffs, Possible Pay Cuts Coming to KC Star

It’s like this…

One reason it’s proving so difficult to bump embattled Kansas City Star sports columnist Jason Whitlock’s salary:

More layoffs and/or cutbacks appear to be on the way, sources say.

“Whitlock has strong sources that there were more layoffs coming,” says one source – possibly as soon as next week.

But probably not until the fourth quarter, adds another.

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3 Responses to Hearne: More Layoffs, Possible Pay Cuts Coming to KC Star

  1. Anonymous says:

    The Independent Rage
    I may not care much for the Star’s left-dominated editorial board (how about some balance?), but I do feel for Star employees across the board. The print media: What an incredibly difficult business to be in these days.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Vic Throxton
    Why don’t you give the same “economic” reporting to other KC Metro companies?
    _____________________
    HC: Gee Vic, maybe because I didn’t spend the last 16 years working there and they don’t happen to involve some of the highest profile personalities in the media market.

  3. Anonymous says:

    bschloz
    Star should sign Jason ASAP…need to innovate with Jason..go after 61&81 rev. Jason has the chops to do radio tv you name it. Star needs innovation..web site is pretty crude…Sports section losin juice.

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