The Dayton Daily News is really a fleabag paper

I can’t make this up- official internal memo:

From: “Cooper, Brian (CNI -Atlanta)” <[email protected]>

Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 12:10:19 -0400
To: All Cox Media Group Ohio <>
Conversation: Media Center Flea Update

Subject: Media Center Flea Update

We’re continuing work on the problem with fleas in the Media Center.

We’ve spoken with the exterminators, and we’ve decided to make a major effort tonight to eliminate the fleas. Many of you will be affected by this. Here are some details:

*       We will close our building from 8 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday so that the entire building can be treated during that time. No employees will be permitted in the building during those hours.

*       We are working on a plan for the newspapers and web sites to be produced from other locations. If you normally work at night, talk to your manager about where you should work.

*       We’ve been assured by our exterminators that the process and materials used in our building are safe.

*       We’ve made cans of  insect repellant available throughout the building. Some of you have asked for that, especially when you leave the building.  Please use it in a well-ventilated area.

We will be obtaining more information and sharing it with you as we get it; you can expect another update later today. We appreciate your help and patience with this.

If you have any other questions, please talk to your manager.

Thanks, Brian

______________________________________

Brian G. Cooper
Senior VP – Operations, Cox Media Group Ohio
Work:  937-225-2321

Cell:  404-697-8xx3

Now- not even safe to line birdcages with.

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