Telegraph to merge daily and Sunday editions, shed jobs

The Telegraph group is to shed 80 of its 550 editorial staff as it embarks on a restructuring that will merge the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.

12th March, 2013

The Telegraph group is to shed 80 of its 550 editorial staff as it embarks on a restructuring that will merge the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.

The Telegraph's chief executive Murdoch MacLennan told staff that the publisher is facing a difficult commercial situation, which has deteriorated in recent months.

The cut of 14 per cent of the staff affects print-based journalists. This will be offset by the hiring...

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