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Pamela Wood, a longtime Baltimore Sun reporter, announced via her Facebook page that she was furloughed.
Ms. Woods helped The Baltimore Sun capture the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the downfall of former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, as the following quote indicates:
The Baltimore Sun won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting Monday for the staff’s work uncovering the “Healthy Holly” book-publishing scheme that led to the resignation of Mayor Catherine Pugh and contributed to her federal conviction on fraud and other charges.
Good morning. Today is SUNDAY, June 14. I can’t bring you any news today, because I’ve been furloughed.
If you think that The Baltimore Sun and Tribune Publishing should invest in quality journalism, please consider sending an email to Tribune CEO Terry Jimenez: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tribune Company owns the Baltimore Sun.
The late New York Times Media Critic reporter, David Carr wrote on the collapse of the Tribune Company, in 2011, during the troubled times under the ownership of Sam Zell as seen in the following quote:
“They threw out what Tribune had stood for, quality journalism and a real brand integrity, and in just a year, pushed it down into mud and bankruptcy. And it’s been wallowing there for the last 20 months with no end in sight.”
Page One: Inside the New York Times, which was released in 2011, is a documentary chronicling the upheaval in the world of journalism.
This article may be updated as more information becomes available.