Patch Lays Off Hundreds of Reporters Via Conference Call. Listen to the Audio
Jim Romenesko reported the news after getting tips that two-thirds of the reporting staff was canned in a 60-second conference call. The call came just a month after the 900 formerly AOL-owned sites were bought by Hale Global, and six months after about 400 Patch staffers were let go in another round of layoffs.
Here's audio of Wednesday morning's dreaded call: