(From The Philadelphia Inquirer -- By Gail Shister)
NBC NEWS can slash its budget many ways, but don't ask anchors and correspondents to give up the Benjamins, advises ex-CBS NEWS chief ANDREW HEYWARD.
"It's very bad for morale. People take it very personally. When you actually pay somebody less, it tends to have a disproportionate psychological impact on the employee,
in my experience."
NBC NEWS boss STEVE CAPUS said this week that if enough on-air types took salary cuts at contract time, it could save jobs.
NBC UNIVERSAL plans to slash expenses by $750 million and cut 700 positions.
The Pros Sound Off On Impact Of NBC Cuts