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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.

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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.

 

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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.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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.

 

  

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HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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