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Guardian/Observer Web Integration Redundancies Kick In

It’s Guardian press correspondent Stephen Brook who has the task of reporting which of his colleagues are going as part of a redundancy round blamed on the paper’s 24/7 web integration strategy. A father-and-daughter reporting pair and a city subeditor are amongst 19 to leave The Guardian and The Observer (mostly the former) under a revised redundancy settlement inked in December, when Guardian News & Media and the National Union of Journalists finally agreed on how the publisher would move from a 16-hour-a-day operation to 24/7.

Back then, it was said redundancies would come only in