Skip to comments.The Atlantic lays off 68, citing ‘a bracing decline in advertising’
Posted on 05/22/2020 2:58:53 AM PDT by cotton1706
The Atlantic appeared to have the right ingredients for a successful 21st-century publication: strong journalism, a thriving digital operation and the enthusiastic backing of a multibillionaire, Laurene Powell Jobs.
But on Thursday the 163-year-old publication announced that it would lay off 68 employees, or 17% of its staff, evidence that even the most robust media businesses are vulnerable to the crisis that has ravaged news organizations nationwide.
The announcement followed a burst of layoffs in the news media business last week: 155 jobs lost at Vice, 100 at Condé Nast, 90 at The Economist, 80 at Quartz. The cuts at those companies and publications came in the wake of a free fall set off by the coronavirus pandemic, which has cut deeply into advertising revenue.
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TDS can be such a drag. IMO
You live by the sword,you die by the sword.
68 new coders.
Snobbery ain’t paying so well
How about looking in the mirror and consider your anti-American screeds?
Strong journalism, funny
My advice to them:
Learn to code!
Feel good story of the morning.
Get a job in an essential industry.
Learn to code
You go ‘rona, crush these rags!!
“68 new coders.”
Liberal writers...can one even imagine the cr*p code that would come out of that collection of idiots?
Oh, they could work for Microsoft.
the joke is FakeNewsMSM has been all for never-ending lockdowns, even tho it was clear advertising revenue would collapse.
more self-destruction. love it.
no bailouts for FakeNewsMSM.
They did reconsider them. And they still liked them.
Pretty dumb to wipe out the revenue of your readers by killing their businesses in the cities. Look at the map. The lockdown is wiping out blue areas as the red areas open up. Of course we knew they were dumb. And it is self inflicted. Craziest thing I’ve seen.
“We will show Orange Man we will go broke”
The atlantic was a leftist rag hiding behind expensive, professionally-designed covers. It pretended to be the most sophisticated of them all, carrying articles on the front lines of maniacial leftist thought.
In reality, it was the highbrow equivalent of Mad Magazine.
I hope to see its demise within the next few months.
I actually like some of their articles...but yea, still Left-Wing!
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