BuzzFeed loses 11 staff in Australia amid global job cuts

Reporter says every member of the news team received a letter about redundancies on Tuesday morningThe Australian arm of BuzzFeed will have to cut 11 staff as a global downsizing strategy targets 200 of the digital publisher’s international workforce.BuzzFeedOz news reporter Alice Workman said she and every member of the news team received a letter about redundancies on Tuesday morning which indicated BuzzFeedOz was “reducing its overall news footprint”. Related: BuzzFeed to lay off 200 staff in latest round of cuts BuzzFeed is currently hiring year-long editorial and video fellows. In the past, fellowship programs were 3-4 months & paid hourly wages with no benefits. Applications are due today while layoffs are happening across the company affecting full-time employees in those same depts. pic.twitter.com/dwc19pHGu0totally agree - also have to note that Buzzfeed was the first MSM outlet to actually hire Indigenous reporters in dedicated Aboriginal affairs rounds (that I know of). https://t.co/XbgMfUNJNp Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine publisher Time Inc. cutting 300 jobs globally

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