ABC News President David Westin has sent a message to employees of thenetwork's news division asking executives not to fly first-class and to bookreservations at cheaper hotels. He has also canceled subscriptions to somepublications, limited the number of staff members attending conventions, cutdown on the cost of business lunches, and canceled holiday parties. Suchcutbacks, he said, are necessary "to make sure that we have all theresources we need to cover the news." He conspicuously did not announced anynew staff cutbacks.

27/10/2008