I hear The Independent is going to announce a raft of compulsory redundancies today or tomorrow. This follows similar moves by The Guardian and Telegraph. I wonder how much this really has to do with the recession, rather than the fact that advertisers are gradually moving their business online.
It's a shame that The Indy is having to cut back, just when it has become a newspaper worth reading again. Roger Alton has done an excellent job in restoring its reputation after the damage done during the time when it styled itself a "Viewspaper".