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Spain newspaper El Pais cuts one in three jobs


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Spain newspaper El Pais cuts one in three jobs

Spanish daily El Pais is to lose one third of its workforce as a severe advertising downturn continues to hit the media industry.

150 staff will go from the country’s highest circulation newspaper, many from its newsrooms in Madrid and Barcelona

Nationwide, more than 8,000 Spanish journalists have lost their jobs since 2008 due to the financial crisis.