[LINK] Fairfax fires Age IT journos
Wed, 31 Oct 2001 07:34:57 +1100
That's all well and good, except the original story is still on the site
[Wednesday, 7.a.m.]. I went to have a look to see if it named names, but
At 04:21 PM 30/10/01 +1100, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
>Correction: Age IT journos live to lunch another day
>By Michael Sainsbury, iTnews
>Tuesday, 30 October 2001
>Apologies to the Age IT journos that iTnews sacked in a story Wednesday -
>the report was incorrect and no Age IT editorial staff have been made
>The story said Glenn Mulcaster and four other staff at the Age IT section
>had been made redundant following a move by Age owner Fairfax to
>consolidate its IT editorial efforts in Sydney. This was incorrect.
>However, Fairfax spokesman Bruce Wolpe admitted that there had a been a
>"seasonal reduction" in Fairfax sales staff at the CitySearch directory
>operation inside Fairfax's troubled f2 online division. Wolpe described the
>staff reduction as in the "very low double digits."
>He said CitySearch had a seasonal sales cycle. Wolpe added that the news
>and classifieds section of f2 was "tracking steady."
>Perfectionism is a slow death. If everything were to work just like I would
>want it to, just like I would plan for it to, then I would never experience
>anything new; my life would be an endless repetition of stale successes.
>When I make a mistake I experience something unexpected.
>-- Hugh Prather
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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