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The Quint has asked almost half its team to go on leave without pay.

The articles published by The Wire and The News Minute stated that the media outlet The Quint has undertaken cost-cutting measures.

The articles published by The Wire and The News Minute stated that the media outlet The Quint has undertaken cost-cutting measures.Several media organisations have announced layoffs and salary cuts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Quint, a digital news outlet closed down its auto and technology sections, and around 45 staffers including reporters, bureau chief and production staff were sent on leave without pay from 15 April 2020.

Quint in an email to its employees said that under the prevailing circumstances, their incomes will be under critical strain for at least three to four months. The follow-up email read that those making below Rs 65,000, who have been put on leave without pay, will receive their salaries till 30 April 2020.

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