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Evening Standard to sack half its journalists – Telegraph.co.uk

The London newspaper is cutting 115 jobs including 69 on editorial as its focuses on digital while retaining a print edition

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The Evening Standard is to axe about a third of its staff as part of a major restructuring that will shift the firm’s focus away from print in the wake of the pandemic. 
Some 115 roles at the London newspaper are to be cut, including 69 in editorial – almost half of its team of journalists – and 46 in other areas. 
The bleak announcement comes after the Covid crisis hammered an already-struggling newspaper industry. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp on Thursday revealed a $1.5bn (£1.2bn) loss in its …

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