Thomson gets Reuters

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Regulators in Europe, the United States and Canada conditionally approved Thomson Corp’s acquisition of Reuters, a deal that will create the world’s leading provider of news and data for professional markets.  …more

….so, I guess the question is, how many more unemployed journalists will there be? Or, will Thomson do with Reuters what they did with their newspapers in Canada? Simply starve their employees into quitting? Those of you of a certain age may have worked for a Thomson newspaper in your early days and remember what a great job that was.

Anybody got any great working for Thomson stories so the young-uns can hear about the bad old days? …oh, what’s that? nothings really changed? :^)