3 votes As the coronavirus slowdown hits newspapers, the Monterey County Weekly lays off seven employees Posted March 18 by skybrian Tags: journalism, usa, coronaviruses.covid19, advertising, local journalism https://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/news_blog/as-the-coronavirus-slowdown-hits-newspapers-the-monterey-county-weekly/article_4bd91a80-6945-11ea-a08a-bb7d712b320f.html Link information This data is scraped automatically and may be incorrect. Authors Sara Rubin Published Mar 18 2020 Word count 587 words 1 comment Collapse replies Expand all Comments sorted by most votes newest first order posted relevance OK skybrian (OP) March 18 Link From the article: From the article: The Weekly is not the only newspaper to face staff reductions amid the economic drop-off due to coronavirus. The Stranger in Seattle announced 18 layoffs on March 13, and suspended production of their print newspaper, moving to online-only. The next day, the Portland Mercury announced 10 staff members had been laid off and they were also suspending the print newspaper. The Sacramento News & Review and the Chico News & Review have both suspended publication for now, with a notification online that reads, "We have lost over 50 percent of our advertising revenue in less than one week."