Reporters and Editors React to Sam Zell’s Announcement

angrymobrep.jpgUnsurprisingly, they’re pissed:

“I think the thing that really hit, and I think frankly was a low blow, is that if you’ve got a problem with the productivity of individual reporters then you go to the managers and say, we think there’s a problem here and since you’re running this paper you should deal with this,” a reporter said.

“To say in a public way without consulting with the editors that they’ve got slackers here is …” the reporter added, before pausing and following with an obscenity.