Albany Times-Union Cancels Bargaining Agreement With Union

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In time for Good Friday, Tina Brown was finally able to conceive an ad platform for her Daily Beast. It wasn't an entirely bad day, but fittingly, it did feel a little downcast.

• The Atlanta Journal-Constitution laid off its entire news-graphics department, which happened to be only four people. [Charles Apple]

• Surprise, surprise. Sixty-five percent of journalist insiders, polled by The Atlantic and National Journal, said journalism has been hurt more by the Internet. And there seem to be no Band-Aids to cure their boo-boos. [Atlantic]

• After nine months of negotiations, management at the Albany Times-Union on Thursday canceled its collective bargaining agreement with a union representing about 240 of the newspaper's 450 employees. [Times-Union]