Group Nine Media Lays Off 7% of Staff

Group Nine Media, whose digital media properties include PopSugar, The Dodo and NowThis, laid off dozens of employees, or 7% of its more than 700-person staff, across the company. It's the latest publisher to take drastic action as COVID-19 has drastically altered the media landscape. As the first quarter just wrapped, media companies including Bustle... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-07 20:39:10 UTC ]
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Group Nine Media Lays Off 7% of Staff

Group Nine Media, whose digital media properties include PopSugar, The Dodo and NowThis, laid off dozens of employees, or 7% of its more than 700-person staff, across the company. It's the latest publisher to take drastic action as COVID-19 has drastically altered the media landscape. As the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-07 20:39:10 UTC ]
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G/O Media Shutters Jezebel, Lays Off Staff and Editorial Director Merrill Brown

The digital publisher G/O Media has shuttered Jezebel, the feminist publisher, amid a broader sweep of layoffs across the G/O Media portfolio that will affect 23 staff in total, according to an internal memo shared by chief executive Jim Spanfeller. The cuts come just two days after the company... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2023-11-09 16:29:51 UTC ]
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Bustle Digital Group Lays Off Staff of The Outline as Part of Broader Cuts

Bustle Digital Group, owner of a portfolio of digital media properties including Bustle itself, says it laid off two dozen Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-03 21:34:37 UTC ]
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Guardian Media Group to sell 50.1% stake in Trader Media Group

Guardian, Observer and theguardian.com publisher to invest sale proceeds, thought to be £600m to £700m, in core businessGuardian Media Group is selling its 50.1% stake in Auto Trader owner Trader Media Group to private equity firm Apax Partners in a deal thought to be worth £600m to £700m to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Vox Media and Group Nine Media Announce Merger, Bringing Further Media Consolidation

Digital media companies Vox Media and Group Nine Media are planning a merger, people familiar with the matter tell Adweek. The combined company would instantly become one of the largest digital media publishers in the U.S., helping it compete more effectively against the scale of social... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-12-13 22:11:18 UTC ]
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IBT Media Is Rebranding as Newsweek Media Group

Whether as a print magazine or a digital brand, Newsweek is a name consumers worldwide can recognize--and, more importantly, trust. That was the driving force behind IBT Media's decision to buy Newsweek when it was a digital-only publication, and to revive the print edition in 2014. And it's why... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IBT Media Rebrands as Newsweek Media Group | Industry Notes

B2B's shifting ad spend, a big promotion at Teen Vogue, and more news from around the magazine space. The post IBT Media Rebrands as Newsweek Media Group | Industry Notes appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

Want to get through to the hard-to-reach millennial male? Thrillist Media Group thinks it knows the formula. The digital publisher announced the creation of The CoLab, its own in-house agency that will work with brands to create native activations and content. "We wanted to have one cohesive... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Oregon weekly newspaper to relaunch print edition after theft forced it to lay off its entire staff

An Oregon weekly newspaper that had to lay off its entire staff after its funds were embezzled will relaunch its print edition next month Continue reading at ABC News

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Regnery Publishing Will Stay with Salem Media Group

Salem Media Group, parent company of Regnery Publishing, has been selling assets in an effort to cut its debt debt load, but a proposed sale of the publisher has been called off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice Media Group’s Cory Haik says company’s publishing business is ‘very close to profitability’

During the Digiday Publishing Summit, the COO of VMG’s news and entertainment arm explained how its publishing business plans to bounce back over the next 12 to 18 months. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-09-20 04:01:00 UTC ]
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After Massive July Layoff, Callisto Media Cuts Staff Further

After a large job cut in mid-July, Callisto Media made another significant staff reduction on Monday in a move to cut costs during an uncertain economic climate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Callisto Media, Promising to 'Act Swiftly and Decisively,' Lays Off 35% of Workforce

Last week, Callisto Media fired about 140 employees in an effort to reduce spending by about $20 million. As a result of the job cuts, title output has been reduced significantly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Vox Media Relaunches and Expands Group Nine’s Performance Marketing Solution

Vox Media announced Wednesday the launch of VM Connect, a rebranded and expanded version of the performance-marketing solution G9 Direct, which Vox Media inherited from Group Nine Media after it acquired the digital media company in February. As G9 Direct, the platform enabled brands to purchase... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-06-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Outside Inc. Lays Off 15% of Staff as It Transitions to Digital

Outside Inc. told staff on Friday that it would be laying off around 15% of its 580-person workforce--between 85 to 90 people--as the bundled publisher continues its transition to a primarily digital company, the Denver Business Journal reported Friday. The media company, which is composed of 36... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-05-21 00:26:05 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Media Acquired by the Embracer Group

Dark Horse Media, an independent comics publishing house and entertainment media company, has been acquired by the Embracer Group, a Swedish videogame development company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Breadth and depth’: Observers see more pluses than minuses in Vox Media, Group Nine merger

The combined company still won't be the biggest digital publisher on the block. But it will be more well-rounded than most. The post ‘Breadth and depth’: Observers see more pluses than minuses in Vox Media, Group Nine merger appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-12-15 05:01:00 UTC ]
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BBC and 9 Story Media Group bring A Kind of Spark to UK screens

Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) will be brought to UK screens in a live action series, following a partnership with BBC Children's and 9 Story Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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