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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

And Then There Was Variety

Another major print news outlet has eliminating their full-time theatre critic post: Variety.

Oh, and their movie reviewer, too.

They're continuing theatre reviews, but with a fully-freelanced staff.

We knew the full-time drama critic was an endangered species.  But this is freakin' Variety we're talking about.  Variety.


matt said...

At least they still got staff covering Vaudeville, right?

Garrett Eisler said...

Here's a pretty thorough account of the "boffo" shakedown, via The Wrap: