New York Times Staffers Betting on How Long CEO Mark Thompson Will Last

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By Chris O'Shea Comments

We’ve told you how New York Times staffers aren’t too thrilled about their new CEO, Mark Thompson. They’re upset that the Times hired him when he’s embroiled in a scandal from his last spot at the BBC.

Now, according to The New York Post, Times staffers are putting cash behind that anger, as they’ve started placing bets on how long Thompson will be employed by the paper. The idea came after two big meetings with Thompson were pushed into 2013.

If you think this is unprofessional, you should see how big the Times¬†staffer pool is for “Last Bag of Bugles in the Vending Machine.”