My friend Jacq sent an email today that I will post below so you can visit a site to see photos of the war-torn newsroom at the San Jose Mercury News. I was there, some 10 odd years ago, and now it looks like a ghost town.
Here's what Jacq says:
Martin Gee is a designer at the Merc. I stumbled on his flickr blog from
the PDN website. It really hits home.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellvetica/ --- the go to the slideshow on
the left titled 'reduction in force'