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Layoffs hit USA Today on Wednesday, the first major cuts since owner Gannett split off its publishing business. The job cuts, first reported by Jim Romenesko , ended up eliminating between 60 and 70 employees. Roughly half of those came from the editorial side, with numerous veteran journalists being let go. See also: The Spin Cycle Continues: Gannett to Split With Publishing Business Some of the laid off journalists tweeted about the moves. Today is my last day at USA TODAY, after 30 years. I was laid off this morning, along with several great colleagues.

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