Dozens Of Cuts At CNN, But Blogs Staffing Up | And More Weekend’s News

The big story everyone’s talking about today is the cuts at CNN bureaus across the country; at least 50 positions have been cut. Twelve staffers in the DC bureau alone were handed layoff notices, with other layoffs taking place in New York, Atlanta, Miami, and LA. To blame? Technology, which has made it possible for CNN to centralize some of its services.

At the same time (nearly), CNN is adding blog beats and bulking up online….

These and more stories of the day below…