Vice to axe 250 staff in latest round of digital media job losses

Cuts follow recently announced redundancies at HuffPost and BuzzFeedVice has announced plans to sack 250 staff, as a wave of job cuts affecting the digital media industry continues to hit companies around the world amid questions over the sustainability of ad-supported online publishing.Almost every major online news start-up that emerged out of the Facebook-fuelled online publishing boom of the mid-2010s has announced substantial redundancies in the last month, with hundreds of staff sacked at HuffPost, BuzzFeed, and now Vice. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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