Looks like the parent company of the Star Telegram is filing for bankruptcy. Bummer. Back in 2003, I learned how much my pay cut would be from a Star Telegram article. The newspaper seemed to enjoy delivering bad news to AA employees. But that news was always friendly to Carty and Arpey . But, hey, it’s all water under the bridge now. And I have some advice for their reporters and editors. Who knows - a google search could lead them here. you have to compete with low cost news sources your work rules are archaic. Those journalist contracts will have to be revised. the hub and spoke distribution method of your paper isn’t working. Consider point to point. your paper is a cost-crippled dinosaur. You have to slim down to survive. Pay cuts are necessary. outsourcing to freelance reporters is the industry standard now. You’ll get your wages restored if McClatchy’s credit rating improves to BBB-. Don’t hold your breath, though. Review your code of ethics. The next time you want to report on union/management issues, remember to seek the truth, minimize harm, and act INDEPENDENTLY.