Albany Times-Union Cancels Bargaining Agreement With Union


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]