News Corp axes 50 staff at The Daily

Over a quarter of digital paper staff to be laid off.

New Statesman

News Corp’s digital newspaper The Daily is making almost a third of its staff redundant.

Fifty employees – or 29 per cent of full-time staff – will be laid off as part of an editorial restructure in its sports and opinion sections.

News Corp said these sections saw the lightest traffic and that sports reporting will now be provided by content partners such as Fox Sports and there will be little in the way of original reporting.

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