Two full-time and two part-time staff and one freelancer were laid off Nov. 8 in the wake of Torstar’s $1.4-million purchase Oct. 1, though new editor Marco Vigliotti was also hired.
Torstar acquired iPolitics, which has a second-floor office on York Street in Ottawa's ByWard Market, for about $1.4-million on Oct. 1. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The new owner of the political journalism website iPolitics has laid off five members of its newsroom, little more than a month after founder James Baxter said nobody was to lose their job in the handover.
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