On Tuesday The Telegraph newspaper in London cut a dozen or so senior reporters and editors, and on Wednesday Vice News revealed it had cut 20 journalists, producers and other staff in the US and UK. Five people were cut in London, including three online reporters. In the US the count was 15.

The Press Gazette reported:

“The cuts have been made under newly appointed global news operations director Josh Tyrangiel, formerly Bloomberg’s chief content officer, who is looking to consolidate the brand’s offering ahead of the launch of a nightly news broadcast on HBO, which he will oversee.”

The Vice News UK website, launched in 2014, will retain a team of 18 editorial staff, including production editors, broadcasters, reporters, producers, video journalists and researchers.

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Peter Fray
Peter Fray
Editor-in-chief of Crikey