Job cuts at the Belfast Telegraph

Perhaps it is a sign of some very austere times for the print media in general, but yesterday was certainly a sad day for many at the Belfast Telegraph, as the first wave of journalists and staff left under the latest cost-cutting measures implemented by Independent News and Media. Slugger bids a fond farewell to those in the editorial staff (young and old) and elsewhere who have taken the company up on the voluntary severance plan – many, we understand, without secure futures – and good luck to those who stay!