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Times-Picayune Layoffs Deepen Divide Between News Industry Haves And Have Nots

The entire staff of The New Orleans Times-Picayune was laid off last week after the paper and its website were sold. Some staffers may be rehired by the new owners, but it’s the latest sign of a news industry in turmoil. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Derek Thompson ( @DKThomp), senior editor at The Atlantic.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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Here & Now co-host Jeremy Hobson started telling stories on the radio when he was a kid and hasn't stopped since.