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August 12, 2013 8:44 am

Israeli Daily Maariv Lays Off Entire Print Staff, Moves Headquarters

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The Maariv newspaper logo. Credit: Maariv.

Times of Israel – Struggling Israeli newspaper Maariv announced Sunday that it will lay off all of its printing staff, in an attempt to salvage the cash-strapped publication and prevent its closure. The decision was agreed upon by the daily’s trustees and union representatives as well as the management, led by owner Shlomo Ben-Tzvi.

According to the agreement, the management will dismiss some 50 print workers in the coming days, and will fire an additional 20-30 journalists in the future.

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