Fairfax to axe dozens of NSW newspaper jobs

Fairfax to axe dozens of NSW newspaper jobs

By Emily Laurence and Ainslie Drewitt-Smith Updated May 14, 2015 17:55:40 Fifty jobs will be cut from Wollongong’s daily newspaper, the Illawarra Mercury, and publications on the New South Wales South Coast, Fairfax Media has announced. The ABC understands more than half of the Mercury’s editorial staff could be made redundant in a move that the journalists’ union said would have a dramatic effect on the newspaper’s content. The move follows an announcement to shed more than 70 jobs from regional Victorian newspapers. The company’s Australian Community Media division revealed…

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