'IN Newsweekly' Loses Five Staffers In A Month

Associate Publisher Out At Gay Newspaper

Meanwhile, in other gay media news: our prediction was right – HX Media’s In Newsweekly fired associate publisher Bill Berggren.

Matthew Bank, CEO of HX Media, which owns IN Newsweekly, fired the paper’s associate publisher, Bill Berggren, Jan. 2. Berggren’s termination comes less than a month after four of the paper’s longtime freelancers, including former editor Fred Kuhr and religion columnist Rev. Irene Monroe, left the paper, claiming that the paper has lost editorial focus and that they have waited months for HX Media to pay them for their work.

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