Guardian scoffs at Times

It's no secret that Jim O'Shea's memos magically find themseleves on Kevin Roderick's LA Observed. The Times chief joked about it himself at April's Festival of Books at UCLA, much to Roderick's delight.

O'Shea's latest (published) missive was on the buyouts - 57 staffers are officially on their way out, some voluntary, some not.

Over at his Guardian Unlimited blog, Roy Greenslade wonders aloud if O'Shea had some PR elves help him out with the "euphemistic corporate goobledegook" the editor employed in his "redundancy letter," which Greenslade skillfully dissects over here.


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