Media Layoffs Up 93%

Money announces that media layoffs nearly doubled in the first quarter of 2007. A recent report indicates: “Media companies announced 4,391 layoffs during the first quarter of this year, up 93 percent from the 2,271 layoffs in the first three months of last year.” Some breakdowns: 12 percent from newspaper publishers. 6 percent from magazine… Continue reading Media Layoffs Up 93%

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Former Editor-in-Chief Points to a Digital Future

Former editor-in-chief of Seventeen magazine, shared this advice at a journalism school class: “Her advice for graduating J-school students was to head straight for the digital world. Print magazines don’t have a wide open future anymore, now that many readers are moving online.”

Magazines and Newspapers Embrace Blogging

Circulation Management reports on how widespread blogs have become in the magazine and newspapers industries: “Magazine Publishers of America member blogs now stand at 400. Not to be outdone, 75 percent of the nation’s largest newspapers currently blog on business related topics.”