May 31, 2013

The Times They Are a Changin


The Chicago Sun Times laid off all of their staff photographers.
The Sun Times was well known for the quality of their photos. They will rely instead on photos taken by reporters and of videos.


"The Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire staff of photographers Thursday and plans to use freelance photographers and reporters to shoot photos and video, the newspaper said. A total of 28 full-time staffers received the news at a morning meeting, according to sources familiar with the situation."

    'Chicago Sun-Times' lays off all photographers; union to file charge

    USA TODAY ‎- 18 hours ago
    The union representing laid-off photographers at the Chicago Sun-Times plans to file a bad-faith bargaining charge with the National Labor ...
  1. Chicago Tribune (blog)‎ - by Robert Channick‎ - 9 hours ago
  2. Yahoo! News‎ - 21 hours ago

    1. Local Resident, Sun-Times Photographer Talks About Lay-Off ...

    1. algonquin.patch.com/.../huntley-resident-suntimes-photographer-talks-ab...


    1 hour ago – Michael Smart, a staff photographer at the Elgin Courier-News since 1988, was one of 28 Sun-Times photographers laid off on Thursday, ...

    1. Guild representing laid-off Sun-Times photographers plans ...

    1. www.bizjournals.com/chicago/.../guild-sun-times-photographers-nlrb.ht...

    3 hours ago – After the Chicago Sun-Times laid off their entire photography staff, the Newspaper...

    1. Chicago Sun-Times lays off photo staff - chicagotribune.com

    1. www.chicagotribune.com › BusinessChicago Breaking Business



    1. 22 hours ago – The Chicago Sun-Times laid off its full photography staff Thursday morning, a spokesperson for the newspaper said.

      1. The Chicago Sun-Times Laid Off Their Entire Photography Staff ...

      1. www.theatlanticwire.com/.../05/...sun-times-laid...photography.../65747/

      14 hours ago – Arguing that print reporters and freelancers can replace a staff of nearly 30 professional photographers, the Chicago Sun-Times laid off their ...

      1. Chicago Sun-Times lays off photography staff - Yahoo! News

      1. news.yahoo.com/chicago-sun-times-lays-off-photography-staff-1759160...

      22 hours ago – The Sun-Times Media announced today that they laid off their entire full time photography …more staff at the city's tabloid newspaper, and its ...

      1. Chicago Sun-Times, sister papers said laying off all ... - UPI.com

      1. www.upi.com › Business News

      13 hours ago – The Chicago Sun-Times and its affiliated suburban newspapers have chopped their entire photography staff, Crain's Chicago Business ...

      1. Sun-Times photographer talks about being laid off - DailyHerald.com

      1. www.dailyherald.com/article/20130530/business/705309866/

      23 hours ago – Sun-Times Media, parent of the Chicago Sun Times and several suburban newspapers, eliminated 20 to 30 photographers from its staff. After a ...

      1. A Sun-Times Vet on the Paper Laying Off Its Photo Department ...

      1. observer.com/.../a-sun-times-vet-on-the-paper-laying-off-their-photo-de...

      17 hours ago – The Sun-Times laid off its entire photo staff of about 20 employees this morning. Instead of full time photographers, the paper will go with more ...

      1. Laid off Sun-Times photographers' reactions from Billy Goat - YouTube

      1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0TKK7ujFy0&feature=youtube...

      13 hours ago – Reactions from a gathering of recently laid-off Sun-Times photographers at the Billy Goat Tavern on Lower Michigan Avenue. For more video ...