New Owner of Worcester Telegram & Gazette No Stranger to Slashing and Cutting

Steven King
Worcester Magazine | May 29, 2014
The hatchet is expected to fall inside the headquarters of the 148-year-old Worcester Telegram & Gazette, but just how painful the cuts will be will not be known until after the blow is delivered. While the immediate future of the largest daily newspaper in Central Massachusetts is murky right now, two things are clear: One, the new steward of the T&G has a track record of slashing and cutting staff - and not a perfect record of results once it buys a new product. Two, the man who sold the newspaper to the Halifax Media Group is persona non grata in Worcester.

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