CBS Statement on Fired Staffers

CBS has released a statement on the firing of around 40 staffers today that FishbowlNY reported on earlier today:

”With the staff actions completed today, the management team of CBS Sports has created a fully rebranded entity that includes the new CBS College Sports Network (formerly CSTV) and, with the full participation of CBS Interactive, a wide range of online activities that fit well with the successful We believe these changes at CBS College Sports will best position the new enterprise to fulfill its promise within the CBS Sports family of assets.”

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”Through the efforts of this proven team, and our ongoing commitment to the very highest standards of production, the CBS Sports businesses will continue to build on its success in all operations –network television, cable, Internet and mobile programming.”