Sports editors more positive these days

“Some papers and websites are actually replenishing staff and other resources,” Associated Press Sports Editors president Gerry Ahern tells Ed Sherman. “Opportunities, at least in some markets, seem to be growing. Certainly, there are exceptions.” One of those is Sports Illustrated, which Sherman reports is cutting 16 staffers. Three are being laid off and the rest took buyouts.
* APSE president says mood improved for nation’s sports sections (Sherman Report)
* Sports Illustrated makes staff cuts (Sherman Report)
* Sport Illustrated completes layoffs, photo staff hard hit (Adweek)