Employees at the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper are considering whether they should accept a buyout package and leave the company voluntarily or risk being laid off.
Management announced that nearly 150 positions need to be eliminated because of sagging revenues at the paper. Fifty of those job cuts will come from the newsroom.
Several of the paper's columnists, including long-time metro columnist Doug Grow, were asked whether they want to become reporters. MPR's Cathy Wurzer talked with Doug Grow about the current shakeup at the paper.