Chicago Sun-Times Fires Entire Photo Department, Sign a Petition Demanding Jobs Back

June 4, 2013

Last week in a 20-second meeting with Chicago Sun-Times Editor-in-Chief Jim Kirk, some 28 Sun-Times photographers and photo editors—the paper’s entire photo department—were told they were fired

Photographer John White, with 44 years at the paper, told Poynter Institute’s Kenneth Irby that the meeting was “intimidating” and said, “There was a toxic and unkind spirit in the office.”

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