Newspapers Make Cuts At Home, Hire Abroad

More and more U.S. companies are outsourcing jobs overseas to cut costs, and that includes newspaper groups. Employees in India are doing everything from writing ad copy to copy editing to writing weekend supplements for U.S. and British newspapers.

Co-host Renee Montagne talks to Robert Berkeley, CEO of Express KCS, a company that provides Indian outsourcing services to newspapers.

Correction July 3, 2008

In early broadcasts of the program, the introduction to this story suggested that the San Jose Mercury News, the Tampa Tribune and the Minneapolis Star Tribune were part of the McClatchy chain of newspapers. They are not.