Postmedia News folds Hill bureau, ‘it’s never a good thing when journalists are laid off,’ says Ottawa Citizen editor Potter

Postmedia News chain lays off five Ottawa-based journos, five more heading to The Ottawa Citizen’s politics and public service desk effective March 1.

Some Hill media, pictured in the Commons foyer. Ottawa Citizen editor Andrew Potter told The Hill Times that consolidating Postmedia's national political coverage made 'strategic sense' given the National Capital Region's 'disproportionate interest' in the federal political scene. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Chris Plecash

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 11:10 PM

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