Detroit Free Press to cut staff

Detroit Free Press editor Paul Anger said at a newsroom meeting today that the cuts “won’t be tiny.” It was also announced today that Jeff Taylor, one of the paper’s Pulitzer winners, has been named Indianapolis Star editor.

UPDATED: Union rep says the paper hasn’t given the required 30 days notice (Crain’s)

* Detroit Free Press to reduce reporting staff (Motor City Muckraker)
* Jeff Taylor leaves Detroit Free Press to become Indy Star editor (
* Taylor: “Watchdog is going to be a critical component of what we do” (