Post-Dispatch employees enrolled in the Pulitzer pension plan received letters this weekend notifying them that Lee Enterprises chose to exercise an election that allowed the company to defer paying into the plan for all of 2011. So Lee deferred making payments to employee pensions for 2011, but gav ... More >>
Many of you shared our outrage a few weeks ago when we reported that Lee Enterprises, parent company of the Post-Dispatch, gave its CEO Mary Junck a $500,000 bonus for successfully guiding the corporation out of bankruptcy. CFO Carl Schmidt made out pretty well, too: He got $250,000.
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Somehow this image of the Post-Dispatch seems to work the best for this post.Lee Enterprises laid off two researchers and an editor from the Post-Dispatch newsroom today. The firings are the first time the newsroom has suffered layoffs since the Iowa-based Lee acquired the paper in 2005. Last mon ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsNegotiations between the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's corporate parent and the local union that represents the paper's staff have so deteriorated that union officials have agreed to free up $500,000 in union assets for tarring and feathering. The St. Louis Newspaper Guild is n ... More >>