Dayton Daily News

R.I.P. the Dayton Daily news

The “newspaper” that shows up on a very few doorsteps tomorrow morning will have come to you from Indianapolis. The deadline for this cost saving measure is now 5pm. They started testing this 2 weeks ago, so when I saw the Dragon’s lose their last game of the playoffs on a Sunday night- I got Read More

Dayton Daily news lays off Post and Kollars

In the ongoing effort to remove all institutional knowledge and reason for buying the paper, the geniuses at Cox Ohio decided that two senior staff were no longer needed. As the pool of institutional knowledge shrinks- their ability to connect the dots on stories shrinks even more. Confirmed by Jana Collier, Vice President of Content Read More

Did your Dayton Daily news seem a little less significant this morning?

The Dayton Daily news and Cox Media eliminated 7 people yesterday. Some, were out on assignment, when the big boss notified the staff who got the axe. When it’s your time to go, it’s “Hhello, you’re fired, give us your ID and keys and we’ll escort you out. We’ll go through your desk- and mail Read More

The hole on Ludlow Street

Last week the Dayton Daily news had the sad, sad story of poor Steve Rauch who didn’t get paid for tearing down a perfectly good historic building. No mention of performance bonds- which is the norm for projects like this: The company that demolished parts of the historic Dayton Daily News building at 45 S. Read More

Dayton Daily news to make cuts tomorrow

As if losing your job doesn’t suck enough, those fine folks at Cox Media- who have a million dollars to donate to Dayton’s Whitewater- announced last week that they would be cutting jobs this week. Word is that more reporters are being shown the door, a photographer and a few managers. Considering they barely publish Read More

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