Tuesday, January 26, 2016

John Honderich to Paul Godfrey: "Get your facts straight!"

John Honderich writes:
"There you go again, Paul.
"Trifling with the truth about the newspaper industry.
Paul, of course, is Paul Godfrey, CEO of Postmedia, the newspaper chain that just announced the merger of newsrooms in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa and the laying-off of 90 more staff.
"The move has sparked a firestorm of criticism and Godfrey seems to be out on a speaking blitz arguing his case.
"One of the major bones of contention has been the virtual control of the company by New York hedge funds, Golden Tree in particular. Godfrey spoke Monday to the C.D. Howe Institute and has given separate interviews.
"There is one major point he has been emphasizing, to what end is not clear. Here’s how he put it."
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