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When photographers were always part of the story at Fairfax

When photographers were always part of the story at Fairfax

Crikey May 8, 2014 4 Comments

Photojournalists were once considered a part of the story. The decision to slash the ranks of snappers at Fairfax ends an era, writes former Age photographer Chris Beck.

‘Necessary evil’? Fairfax cuts despite good results

‘Necessary evil’? Fairfax cuts despite good results

Paddy Manning May 8, 2014 1 Comment

Fairfax has announced dozens of redundancies to cut costs, but is the company really in bad financial shape?

Fairfax AGM: plans for life after print worry shareholders

Fairfax AGM: plans for life after print worry shareholders

Matthew Knott October 24, 2012 2 Comments

Fairfax chiefs were defending their performance at the company's AGM in Melbourne, laying out a print-free future that's far from certain.

Sales, customer service staff join the Fairfax exodus

Matthew Knott August 2, 2012

Fairfax's radical centralisation drive is beginning to bite in the company's commercial departments, with sales staff departing en masse and some customer service operations about to be outsourced.

Newspaper cuts: who will shed a tear for the non-journos?

Matthew Knott June 21, 2012 12 Comments

Despite talk of "tears on the newsroom floor", it is not journalists but the forgotten employees in sales, clerical and administration who have the most to fear from Greg Hywood and Kim Williams' razor gangs.