In what certainly won't be the last such announcement from a major television company, NBC Universal today announced significant reductions in its legacy operations. It will be interesting to see how much of this gets redeployed into Internet-based activities, which the company says will form by 2009. Here are some different takes on the story:
Anne Becker, NBC 2.0--Staffers Get 'Sugarcoated' Pitch. Link: Broadcasting & Cable.
Michele Gershberg, NBC Universal plans job cuts. Link: Washington Post.
Paul J. Gough and Nellie Andreeva, New reality for NBC Uni. Link: Hollywood Reporter.
Michele Greppi, NBC Universal to Cut 700 Jobs, Slash Spending. Link: Television Week.
Terry Heaton, NBC Universal's break with the past. Link: PoMo Blog. Analysis.
Jacques Steinberg, NBC Says Viewers Won't Notice Cuts in News Staff. Link: New York Times.