Black Thursday Gannett-the largest newspaper company in America and owner of USA Today -said today it plans to cut 1,000 jobs from its smaller local papers. That amounts to about 3% of the total workforce. Six hundred of those cuts will likely be in the form of layoffs. It's a rough message, coming on the same day that rival McClatchy announced a wage freeze , Cox announced its desperate newspaper fire sale , and Sam Zell's Tribune Company lost its daily $20 million . Nobody seems able to find a competitive advantage in their rivals' misfortune. A month ago, a rash of cuts at print publications made us declare Print's Black Wednesday ; today, Black Thursday, has been even worse. Soon the newspaper industry won't have any days left.