Nat Hentoff has been laid off from the Village Voice. Hentoff a fifty year veteran at the Village Voice, was a champion of civil rights, a pro-life advocate, and jazz Oracle.
The Village Voice , NYC's premier alternative weekly newspaper, as purchased in 2005 by Times New Media - which changed its name to Village Voice Media after acquiring the VVM properties.
VVM also owns the online alternative to Craig's List, Backpage.com.
Hentoff serves on the Board of Advisors for The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (F.I.R.E), an individual liberties group.
In an effort at full disclosure I have made small contributions to F.I.R.E.