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News-Press: Melissa Evans and Tom Schultz Also Cut; John Zant Probably Next


Tuesday, February 6, 2007

The Blood Keeps Spilling in News-Press Newsroom

It’s been confirmed as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning: News-Press reporters Melissa Evans and Tom Schultz (pictured) were just fired, and the sports’ department’s senior writer John Zant is likely next in line. Tom%20Schultz%20Web.jpg All were given the same reasoning that reporters Dawn Hobbs, Barney McManigal, and Rob Kuznia got yesterday: “disloyalty” to the company for their participation in last Friday’s banner hanging demonstration over the 101 freeway.

For more on this, see the report just filed on yesterday’s firings — including the union’s response — by clicking here.