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No Mandate Here. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-19-05 05:07 PM
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Scaife shakes up the Tribune Review.
http://www.postgazette.com/pg/05019/444506.stm

Wonder if they got too librul for him?

A management shake-up at the Tribune-Review of Greensburg, flagship newspaper in a chain of dailies overseen by conservative philanthropist Richard Mellon Scaife, has staff members both in Westmoreland County and at the company's Pittsburgh edition uncertain about their futures.

Last week, after top management repaired to a midweek strategic planning session at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, the circulation director for the Greensburg edition, Lou Ottey, was dismissed.

Yesterday, staff in Greensburg learned that Tom Stewart, longtime editor and one of the paper's mainstays for 30 years, was leaving the paper as well. Stewart's departure surprised staffers at the Greensburg paper, where he started as a writer for the paper's fledgling Sunday edition, then became its Sunday editor and news editor before rising to the top post in October 1997.

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