Seattle Post-Intelligencer Slipping, Best Life Already Gone


Today had a small amount of big bad news in the media world. Another upscale men’s title has folded, and an urban newspaper’s staff has begun to see the writing on the wall.

• The Miami Herald plans to cut 19 percent of its workforce and trim the salaries of remaining workers — just in time for spring break. Woot woot! [Romenesko]

Best Life magazine has no life left to give, and the May issue will be its last. Even the sexy coverboys like Anderson Cooper and Jay-Z couldn’t boost sales enough to save it. [FishbowlNY/Mediabistro]

• Everyone at the Seattle P-I was unofficially fired. Employees were told it will all be over sometime between March 18 and April 1. [Reuters via HuffPo]