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It warms my heart immensely to see the "Democracy Dies in Darkness" douchebags die a slow death:



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Get Woke, Go Broke: Washington Post Staff Meeting Erupts Into Chaos As Layoffs Announced
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THURSDAY, DEC 15, 2022 - 12:20 PM

After losing more than half a million subscribers in the past two years, did the far-left writers and employees at the Washington Post really think they would avoid any consequences?

It would appear that they are exactly as oblivious as many people suspected.

A recent hidden camera video has surfaced of the latest Washington Post employee "town hall" meeting, in which CEO Fredrick Ryan delivers the bad news that the company will be executing worker layoffs after subscription revenues plummeted.

Not surprisingly, the employees (presumably made up primarily of journalists) erupted into a mass chatter of squawking chickens, demanding answers as well as job guarantees.

The Washington Post has long operated as a mouthpiece/bullhorn for establishment propaganda, and has functioned as an attack dog against conservatives for years rather than an accurate news source. Specifically, the outlet's use of fraudulent "fact checking" has contributed to a considerable decline in public trust, and this habit accelerated after Jeff Bezos acquired the Post in 2013. Amazon must not be doing so great this holiday season, and funds are drying up.

The corporate media is facing a reckoning this year going into 2023. Their audience numbers are in steep decline and have been since before the covid pandemic. While PPP loans and stimulus measures may have kept some of these outlets afloat, even that life raft is now disappearing along with ever shrinking ad revenues. The real culprit behind the fall of these companies, though, is themselves.

Woke zealotry does not sell. This is a fact proven time and time again, even more so in the past two years. When a media edifice chooses to cater to a tiny percentage of the population, many of them younger zennials with little to no money, it is only a matter of time before they face a profit collapse. The Washington Post is a victim of its own elitist ideology, and many of the employees are just as guilty as the leadership. Get woke, go broke.


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It couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of folks. Bless their hearts.


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guffaw.

gee, fake news doesn't sell? a news agency that people don't trust doesn't sell? shocking. what's the world coming to?

good riddance. businesses without integrity should fail. this is a just outcome.




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Good. I recoil in horror any time I'm exposed to content from our domestic propagandist. I sincerely hope they go out of business.
 
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I used to subscribe to both them and the NY Times, but once they made the overt decision to not even try to offer a balanced product (hell I would have taken 60/40) I was out.

WSJ still gets my money, we’ll see for how long.


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Who has the meme thing of the Give A Fuck Meter?
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Maybe they should learn to code.


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demanding answers as well as job guarantees


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I remember when the Post was respected world wide as a fair reporter of the daily news, now they seem to prefer making up news that fits their imaginings rather than reporting facts. One more thing about these cost-cutting measures, a newspaper derives only a tiny portion of their revenue from subscriptions. Generally, these only cover the cost of distribution and delivery. Their main source of income is advertising. So this loss of subscribers is more consequential to what they can charge their advertisers. I canceled my Post subscription almost ten years ago, and still got a daily paper delivered for three years afterwards. I still get a weekly advertising circular even though I explicitly told them I didn't want that either.
 
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I still get a weekly advertising circular even though I explicitly told them I didn't want that either.
 
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Allows them to report higher circulation numbers for advertising rate purposes



 
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The schadenfreude is delicious!




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Whiny, entitled little bitches. If you work for someone else and you don't have a contract- which is most of the people in this country- then, you face the possibility every day of being either laid-off or fired.

Welcome to the real world, boys and girls. You'd better pace yourselves. You've got decades of this roller coaster ahead of you. Then again, given the horrid condition of society- which you seem to think is just fine- all you twenty-somethings may not get even close to retirement age before the savages eat you.

And to all the sanctimonious leftists who come out of the woodwork when their allies get canned and try to shame and browbeat all of us who are enjoying the karma, just save it. I've been laid off and I've been fired and most older people who've worked all their lives can say the same. So, suck it up. It's no fun at all but you aren't anything special, just common worker bees like the rest of us.
 
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The schadenfreude is delicious!
Indeed it is!




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Sufficiently seasoned with liberal tears.

 
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Wait, what?
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No job, no retirement, and hopefully no benefits package. Enjoy the threat of losing not just livelihood, but homes, expensive vacations, fancy cars, etc.- like happened to so many people during the Covid shutdowns they facilitated with actual honest Americans. I hear fast food joints are always looking for help…




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Who has the meme thing of the Give A Fuck Meter?
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ZERO Fucks to Give! Razz



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Pravda on the Potomac, in dire straits? I'll sleep well tonight.
 
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Sane people would learn from this and make a profitable correction. These are bed wetting Leftists so I don’t expect much.



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