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Borders Makes Store Layoffs in What Employees Dub 'Black Thursday'

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-08

It took a little longer than employees thought, but the expected cuts in the store workforce at...

Amid More Layoffs, D Magazine Reconsiders Circulation Operation

Folio Mag – 2010-02-19

Layoffs again have hit the company that publishes Dallas, Texas-based D magazine. The regional this week laid off seven staffers, or about 6 percent of its overall workforce. Among the eliminated...

Magazine Closures, Layoffs Loom at Reed Business Information

Folio Mag – 2010-01-04

Reed Business Information employees are bracing for some bad news following a memo on New Years Eve from CEO John Poulin.

More Layoffs, Extended Furloughs At 'Tampa Tribune,' Siblings

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-30

Media General Inc.'s Florida Communications Group (FCG) on Monday laid off 53 employees at The Tampa Tribune and its media siblings in the market.

'San Antonio Express-News' Editor Addresses Dozens of Layoffs in Column

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-23

In his Sunday column, San Antonio Express-News Editor Robert Rivard bade farewell to some 70 newsroom staffers whose departure, he said, was forced by "events beyond our control."

'Star Tribune' Pressmen Accept Layoffs, Wage Cuts

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Unionized pressmen at The Star Tribune in Minneapolis have agreed to some 24 layoffs and unspecified salary cuts, according to Minnpost.com.The online news outlet reported the deal was approved by a...

Fort Collins Daily Sees Layoffs as Denver Newspaper Agency Takes Over Printing, Delivery

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-11

The Fort Collins Coloradoan says its newspaper will be printed and delivered by the Denver Newspaper Agency starting May 12, resulting in 48 layoffs at the Coloradoan.

More Layoffs: 'Providence Journal' to Slash 100

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

'Projo' not working?

Layoffs Hit Penton’s Technology Group

Folio Mag – 2009-02-23

A “handful” of positions have been eliminated at Penton Media’s technology group—specifically at its IT Pro, SQL Server, and System iNetwork magazines—a company spokesperson told FOLIO: Monday.

Fargo 'Forum' Turns to Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-11

The Forum newspaper in Fargo has laid off some employees, though management is not saying how many.

Harper Closing Collins; Other Layoffs Planned

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-10

HarperCollins announced this morning that it is closing its Collins division and integrating its operations within different businesses in the General Books Group. As a result, Steve Ross, president...

'Sarasota Herald-Tribune' Announces Layoffs, Circ Cut

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-04

The Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune Media Group laid off 48 people and cut home delivery to two area communities in a cost-cutting move, the paper revealed Wednesday.

Time Warner posts loss; cable spinoff plans 1,250 layoffs

USA Today – 2009-02-04

Time Warner on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets, and Time Warner Cable said it is laying off 1,250 people over...

Massive Layoffs at Reader’s Digest

Folio Mag – 2009-01-28

Reader’s Digest Association Wednesday said it will eliminate 8 percent of its overall workforce of 3,500, or approximately 280 employees.The cut employees will be notified Thursday.

After Layoffs, McGraw-Hill Media Division Profits Up 45 Percent

Folio Mag – 2009-01-27

For BusinessWeek publisher McGraw-Hill, cost containment was a major priority in 2008 and will be into 2009, president and CEO Harold McGraw III said in year-end financial statement released today....

Seattle 'P-I' Employees Notified of Possible Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-21

Employees at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer have been notified by the newspaper's owner, the Hearst Corp., that it expects all P-I jobs to be eliminated if no one purchases the paper.

More layoffs announced by Random House

AP – 2009-01-15

AP - A day after two major divisions at Random House Inc. announced reorganizations and confirmed job cuts, a third division has also reconfigured and reduced.

Albuquerque Journal announces layoffs

ABC 7 El Paso – 2009-01-08

Associated Press - January 8, 2009 6:05 PM ET ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Albuquerque Journal announced staff reductions Thursday as part of a restructuring in the newsroom aimed at reducing...

Aspyr Media confirms layoffs

Macworld – 2008-12-22

Aspyr Media, the Texas-based publisher of games for the Mac like Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Guitar Hero III: Aerosmith, has announced staff reductions and cutbacks.

More layoffs in book publishing: This time at Macmillan

The Pantagraph – 2008-12-16

NEW YORK -- Another book publisher is cutting jobs: Macmillan, where authors include Thomas Friedman, Rick Atkinson and Janet Evanovich, is eliminating 64 positions, just under 4 percent of its work...

Next Up For Media Layoffs: ABC?

AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-12-05

Yesterday two of the world's biggest media companies fired 1,350 people. Which just means there are many more to go. So says Barclays Capital analyst Anthony DiClemente, who probably isn't going out...

Reno Gazette-Journal announces 61 layoffs

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-12-04

The Reno Gazette-Journal plans to cut 61 positions over the next four weeks, halt a pair of weekly publications and close a commercial printing facility in Carson City, the newspaper's president and...

'Sad day' in publishing as layoffs, consolidations hit

Rocky Mountain News – 2008-12-04

The economy has crashed down on an industry once believed immune from the worst - book publishing - with consolidation at Random House Inc., and layoffs at Simon & Schuster and Thomas Nelson...

80-Plus Layoffs at Source Interlink

Folio Mag – 2008-11-26

The layoffs that have rocked the publishing industry have come to Source Interlink. The Bonita Springs, Florida-based distributor and enthusiast magazine publisher recently laid off “upwards of 80...

Layoffs hit Buckle Down Publishing management

The Gazette – 2008-11-24

Effects of the economic recession on public school spending hit home this week at Buckle Down Publishing in Iowa City.The company laid off about 17 employees effective Thursday, including Buckle...

Layoffs at Texas Regional D Magazine

Folio Mag – 2008-11-18

The wave of layoffs that has hit consumer and b-to-b publishers hard in recent weeks is hitting regional publishers, too. The company that owns Dallas, Texas-based D magazine laid off 29 staffers,...

Layoffs at National Geographic, EW, Economist Group, Doubledown

Folio Mag – 2008-11-14

The layoffs that have devastated the magazine industry in recent months show no signs of slowing downbefore the year-end holidays.

List of layoffs posted on SFGate

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-14

Employment security is becoming Topic A as the economy continues its downward spiral. Seemingly every day brings news of yet another bankruptcy filing or mass layoff. Beginning today, a database of...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Crewdson Among Tribune D.C. Bureau Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-13

Among the journalists let go in Tribune Co.'s consolidation of its Washington, D.C., bureau was John Crewdson, who won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting when he was with The New York...

Layoffs hit Al Gore's Current Media

CNET – 2008-11-11

Cable network is latest media company to have cuts, as its Los Angeles and San Francisco offices slim down. Company says about 60 people have been let go, but new ones will be hired.

Will Layoffs Slow Publishers’ Digital Initiatives?

Folio Mag – 2008-11-11

How print cutbacks could threaten online growth.

More Layoffs: Hearst Makes Company-Wide Cuts

Folio Mag – 2008-11-05

Less than two weeks after saying it was exploring cost-cutting measures, Esquire publisher Hearst has confirmed that layoffs have been made company-wide.

Magazine publisher Time Inc. set for layoffs

CNN Money – 2008-10-29

In the face of a sharp drop in advertising, the company will reorganize itself into three new business units.

Time Inc. Plans About 600 Layoffs

New York Times – 2008-10-29

The restructuring, which will cut 6 percent of the company’s workforce, could alter the culture at the venerable publishing house.

'Providence Journal' Finally Reports Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2008-10-10

More than two weeks after telling staffers that some 31 newsroom employees would be laid off, The Providence Journal finally reported the news to readers Friday in a story that declared the cuts...

Layoffs Come to 'Missoulian' Newsroom

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-28

The Missoulian newspaper says it will lay off four full-time and three part-time employees.

'Arkansas Democrat-Gazette' Freezes Salaries, Hiring -- But Vows No Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-14

Stung by declining advertising revenue and increasing gas and newsprint prices, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is imposing a salary and hiring freeze in all its departments -- but hopes to avoid...

Courant Books Editor Goldberg Victim of Layoffs

Publishers Wekly – 2008-07-21

The books editor at the Hartford Courant, Carole Goldberg, was laid off today in a round of cutbacks at the Connecticut newspaper.

Wall Street Journal cuts hit tech beat [Layoffs]

Valleywag – 2008-07-15

Even as the New York Times staffs up its technology bureau, the Wall Street Journal is cutting back — at least on some of its higher-priced names. Among the names of layoff victims supplied by......

GOOD magazine addresses editorial staff layoffs

Poynter. – 2012-06-06

Since GOOD magazine laid off most of its editorial staff on Friday, I’ve called and emailed its owners multiple times requesting comment on what exactly their strategy is for the company; I...

More Layoffs at Dow Jones, Following the Sale of Career Website FINS.com

Editor & Publisher – 2012-07-02

A little more than a week after Dow Jones & Co. announced that about 25 jobs would be eliminated as part of a plan to make SmartMoney digital-only, the financial publisher is handing out yet more...

Detroit Free Press moves one step closer to layoffs

Poynter. – 2012-07-06

Crain’s Detroit Business The Detroit Free Press is moving into Gannett’s Community Publishing Division, Bill Shea writes. That’s important, he says, because the paper used to...

Globe Slashing Up to 53 Jobs with Layoffs, Buyout Offers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-07-24

The Boston Globe has offered buyouts to 20 newsroom staffers and 23 advertising employees, at the same time it laid off 10 people from across the publication, according to the paper’s...

Media Decoder Blog: Spin Announces Layoffs and Drops Nov./Dec. Issue

The New York Times – 2012-07-30

The new owner of Spin magazine announced layoffs and canceled the November/December issue, putting the publication's print future in doubt.

Spin layoffs, Time changes latest evidence of print magazines rethinking themselves

Poynter. – 2012-07-31

The New York Times | Billboard | The New York Times | Talking Biz News Spin magazine laid off its editor-in-chief and managing editor Friday, as well as nine other staffers while its...

Media Decoder Blog: Murdoch’s Tablet Daily Plans Layoffs

The New York Times – 2012-08-01

The Daily is published as an app for iPads. Subscribers pay by the week or the year.

Good Relaunches, Opens Up About Layoffs

AdWeek – 2012-09-19

Good founder Ben Goldhirsh shocked media types and set in motion a slew of terrible headline puns (“Bad! Major Editorial Layoffs Hit Good”) when the company laid off the majority of its...

About 60 layoffs at Conde Nast this week

Poynter. – 2012-10-13

WWD | New York Post | Capital New York Some Conde Nast magazines shed staffers this week. Self and Brides were among the hardest-hit titles. Erik Maza reports cuts at Brides went down in...

El País, Leading Newspaper in Spain, Announces Plans for Layoffs

The New York Times – 2012-10-24

El País, which had avoided the losses that have hit the newspaper industry worldwide as it struggles with the transition to digital publishing, announced it would dismiss one-third of its staff.

Barry Diller Will Try to Make Newsweek Layoffs as 'Spare' as He Can

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-24

IAC Chairman Barry Diller says downsizing is inevitable after Newsweek ceases publishing its print edition but the company will try to be as "spare" as possible when they cut staff.Related...

Star-Ledger Announces Layoffs of 34 Employees, Including 18 Newsroom Staff

Editor & Publisher – 2013-01-16

NEWARK — The jobs of 34 Star-Ledger employees — including nearly 10 percent of the newsroom — are being eliminated in the first large-scale layoffs in the history of the...

Mass Layoffs in Brazilian Media Generate Uncertainty for Future of Journalism

Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-24

In the last months, the term "passaralho" has been echoed throughout newsrooms in Brazil. This term for those fired from their jobs in the media has gained ground due to numerous cuts that...

Layoffs Hit BSA’s Boy’s Life, Scouting

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-25

The Boy Scouts of America are cutting more than 30 positions from the staff of its two flagship magazines—Boy's Life and 

Time Inc. To See Layoffs In Future

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-10

Time Inc. staffers were informed today that layoffs lie ahead in the New Year, Capital has learned. The publishing giant has implemented cuts in recent years while reining in costs. Just under a...

Time Inc. execs warn of layoffs

Crains New York – 2013-12-10

More job cuts could soon hit Time Inc., company executives told their top 300 managers at a quarterly meeting on Monday.The warning came during a question-and-answer session with Norm Pearlstine,...

Time Inc. Execs Warn of Layoffs, Call Spinoff On Track

Advertising Age – 2013-12-10

More job cuts could soon hit Time Inc., company executives told their top 300 managers at a quarterly meeting on Monday.The warning came during a question-and-answer session with Norm Pearlstine,...

Layoffs Hit Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Advertising Age – 2013-12-13

On the same day Martha Stewart appeared on MSNBC to talk holiday gift giving, a wave of layoffs began sweeping across her company Thursday, according to three people familiar with the matter.The cuts...

After massive layoffs, Martha Stewart names a new ad sales chief

Crains New York – 2013-12-13

After swinging the ax on about 75 employees Thursday — several of them top executives in the advertising group — Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has promoted Amy Wilkins to head of...

Time Inc. Layoffs Could Be Lighter Than Feared, Largely Spare Some Magazines

Advertising Age – 2014-02-01

Time Inc. staffers are bracing for layoffs next week, but the cuts might be lighter than expected and mostly spare some of the company's biggest magazines, which include People, Time and InStyle. The...

Time Inc. layoffs to be lighter than expected

Crains New York – 2014-02-01

Time Inc. staffers are bracing for layoffs next week, but the cuts might be lighter than expected and mostly spare some of the company's biggest magazines, which include People, Time and...

Time Inc CEO restructures ahead of spin-off; layoffs ahead

Reuters – 2014-02-04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Inc Chief Executive Officer Joe Ripp is reorganizing the structure of the world's largest magazine publisher and consolidating oversight as it prepares to spin off from its...

Time Inc. Begins Layoffs, Restructures Company

Advertising Age – 2014-02-04

Time Inc. has begun laying off employees as part of a broader restructuring at the company, CEO Joe Ripp said in a memo to employees Tuesday morning.A spokeswoman for Time Inc. declined to discuss...

Layoffs in Pearson US restructure

The Bookseller – 2014-03-19

Sixty-eight jobs have gone at Pearson's higher education business in the US, as part of the...

Hachette Makes Layoffs

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-05

Amid continued attention (and press coverage) for its ongoing terms dispute with Amazon, Hachette has announced a round of layoffs.

Publisher of JK Rowling, Colbert announces layoffs

Crains New York – 2014-06-06

J.K. Rowling's publisher is laying off some employees amid a dispute with the industry's biggest book seller. Hachette Book Group cites a "changing marketplace" for layoffs that will affect less...

Layoffs expected at financially troubled O.C. Register

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-09

Layoffs are expected at the Orange County Register six days after its parent company announced cost cuts, including buyouts, immediate furloughs and the merging of newly launched newspapers in Long...

Layoffs at Atria Books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-14

Simon & Schuster's Atria Books imprint went through a round of layoffs on Monday. Although the company did not respond to inquiries about the downsizing, PW has learned that at least two editors were...

Metro Buys City Paper; Layoffs Ensue

Editor & Publisher – 2014-08-14

Jennifer Clark, who will be the associate publisher of both newspapers, said they will continue to operate with separate editorial identities.   "We are very much committed to maintaining...

Patent troll king Intellectual Ventures suffers large layoffs

GigaOM – 2014-08-20

Intellectual Ventures, which has been the scourge of the tech industry for years, may be in trouble after reportedly laying off 20 percent of its staff. Patent troll king Intellectual Ventures...

USA Today Reportedly Undergoes Major Layoffs

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-03

USA Today has apparently begun a painful round of layoffs, multiple sources have reported. Jim Romenesko said first on Wednesday morning that he was told that "widespread layoffs have begun at USA...

Layoffs, Reshuffling Begin at Conde Nast

Advertising Age – 2014-10-17

Conde Nast began laying off employees of its corporate sales division this week, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The job cuts could number in the 70s, they said, confirming a Wall...

USA Today To Shut Down Weekend Magazine, Layoffs Expected

The Huffington Post – 2014-12-06

USA Today is calling it quits on its weekend magazine, USA Today president and publisher Larry Kramer announced in a memo to staffers Friday. USA Weekend, which is currently the nation's...

IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs

Reuters – 2015-01-26

(Reuters) - IBM dismissed on Monday a Forbes magazine report claiming the technology firm is preparing to cut about 26 percent of its workforce, which would represent its biggest-ever layoffs.

Layoffs at Franciscan Media Will Not Affect Books, Publisher Says

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-20

Franciscan Media has laid off 27 employees, none of them in editorial, and the publisher says book sales are up and title output will increase.

Layoffs Sweep Across Rolling Stone, US Weekly

Advertising Age – 2015-06-18

Wenner Media has laid off more than a dozen people across its three magazines: Rolling Stone, US Weekly and Men's Journal, according to a spokeswoman for the company.The spokeswoman declined to...

Layoffs Hit Journal Newsroom

Editor & Publisher – 2015-06-18

Layoffs hit The Wall Street Journal's newsroom on Thursday, Capital has confirmed.   Tim Martell, executive director of the Indepenent Association of Publishers' Employees, a union that...

LAUSD board OKs $7.8-billion budget that includes hundreds of layoffs

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday approved a $7.8-billion budget for the nation's second-largest school system that includes the first pay raises in nearly a decade, including 10% for...

Relativity Media confirms 75 layoffs, one-fifth of its staff

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-29

Relativity Media, the beleaguered movie and television studio run by Ryan Kavanaugh, is cutting a fifth of its staff, the Beverly Hills company confirmed Wednesday. 

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