All The News We Can Afford to Print, But Keep Those Bonuses Coming

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Abby Zimet

At a time when the illustrious New York Times is demanding pay cuts for employees, including those at the Times-owned Boston Globe, their executives are getting big bonuses and fringe benefits, according to proxy statement numbers. Times CEO Janet Robinson got $5.58 million in 2008 and executive performance was rated "100 percent," giving new meaning to the term "breaking news" for angry journalists facing layoffs and pay cuts.

 

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