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  1. q&a
    Danny Meyer Misses Bumping Into PeopleWe spoke with the Shake Shack founder about sheltering in place en famille, structural flaws in the federal stimulus plan, and senior shopping hour.
  2. oh boy
    Billboard, Hollywood Reporter Face the Wrath of Fired IT Staff“Oh boy, is this great.”
  3. layoffs
    Upright Citizens Brigade’s Founders Address Mass LayoffsAmy Poehler will reportedly cover an extra month of health-care coverage for full-timers.
  4. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer Has Now Laid Off 80 Percent of His StaffTwo thousand more hospitality workers are jobless as of today.
  5. the grind
    How It Feels to Get Fired From Your Comedy Dream JobTen former staffers from late-night shows, satirical websites, and online comedy outlets look back on the day they got the bad news.
  6. layoffs
    Almost Everyone at CollegeHumor Has Lost Their JobsThe internet is a very tough place to be a comedy outlet.
  7. media
    There’s Turmoil at BustleAt least ten employees were laid off today.
  8. media
    As Many As 2,100 People Have Lost Media Jobs in the Past Two WeeksVice and McClatchy are the latest companies to do mass layoffs.
  9. Absolutely Beautiful: Former ClickHole Contributors Reveal ThemselvesA rare peek behind the ClickHole curtain.
  10. streaming
    Sony Crackle Lays Off Employees Amid RestructuringThe cuts come as part of a larger restructuring at Sony.
  11. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Decided to End the Week With Some LayoffsThe chain will centralize marketing operations to “support the needs of the business.”
  12. science of us
    Getting Laid Off Taught Me How to Cope With BreakupsThe two grieving processes look a lot alike.
  13. Another Round of Layoffs Hit Funny or DieA year and a half after a round of layoffs that shuttered the San Mateo engineering office and left 37 people without a job and almost one year […]
  14. food media
    Adam Sachs Out As Editor of SaveurThe magazine suffered layoffs.
  15. science of us
    The Anxiety of Waiting to Be Laid Off’Tis the season.
  16. setbacks
    Blue Apron Laid Off Hundreds of Workers YesterdayThe CEO called it a “painful” companywide “realignment” in a letter to employees.
  17. the streaming wars
    SoundCloud Plans to Forge Ahead Independently, Lays Off Near Half of Its StaffSoundCloud just slashed 40 percent of its staff to avoid being bought by a major streaming company.
  18. Seeso’s Days Are NumberedThe future isn’t looking very bright for NBC’s streaming comedy site Seeso. According to Variety, NBCUniversal is laying off Seeso staff […]
  19. ESPN Axes Around 100 Employees, On-air Talent IncludedThe worldwide leader is cutting jobs as it loses subscribers and pays more for broadcasting rights.
  20. revolving door
    More Layoffs Hit J.Crew TodayThey’ll save $30 million annually.
  21. select all
    Twitter Planning Layoffs After Failing to Find a BuyerThe company is reportedly looking to let go of 8 percent of its workforce.
  22. that writing life
    A $1 Billion Fashion Blog Shut Down and Apparently Isn’t Paying Its WritersMode Media had 144 million readers. Now it’s gone.
  23. Funny or Die Just Laid Off 37 People Some sad news out of LA today: Funny or Die just laid off 30% of their staff, a total of 37 people, in a restructuring that new CEO Mike […]
  24. Yahoo Searched for Ways to Cut Costs — Layoffs Were the Top ResultThat search engine you sometimes use by accident just fired a bunch of people at digital magazines you don’t read.
  25. Gawker Media Lays Off Employees As Flagship Site Shifts Focus to PoliticsThe pioneering site is reportedly abandoning its Kinja platform, along with many of its employees.
  26. GQ Is the First Victim of Condé Nast Budget CutsLayoffs hit the men’s magazine Friday, and apparently Glamour is next.
  27. media
    CNN Cutting 300 Jobs As Turner Eliminates 10 Percent of StaffLayoffs and buyouts under president Jeff Zucker, and beyond.
  28. layoffs
    Turner Announces Voluntary Buyouts, Eventual LayoffsAccording to a report from CNN.
  29. ink-stained wretches
    Hundreds of Layoffs Hit Time Inc. at All LevelsExecutives on down are getting pink slips.
  30. ink-stained wretches
    Martha Stewart Reportedly Laying Off 100 EmployeesJust in time for Christmas, in case you did not notice.
  31. media
    Bloomberg News Laying Off DozensTechnology, arts, and sports coverage is being cut down.
  32. ink-stained wretches
    Village Voice Continues to Shed Veteran WritersInvestigative reporter Graham Rayman wrote “The NYPD Tapes.”
  33. blog-stained wretches
    The Daily Beast Officially Sheds Newsweek, Lays Off 20Still roaring.
  34. ins and outs
    Reed Krakoff Bought His Own Label From CoachMeanwhile, Coach laid off 200 people this week.
  35. cable-stained wretches
    Profitable ESPN Cites Higher Game Fees in Cutting 300-400 JobsThe network will lay some people off and leave some positions unfilled.
  36. media
    MarketWatch Gets In on Unfortunate Media Layoff TrendSome veteran employees were let go today.
  37. Casino Boogie
    Thousands of Atlantic City’s Casino Workers to Receive Layoff NoticesWe knew things were tough for the gambling resort, but not that tough.
  38. layoffs
    Layoffs Could Hit Time Inc. Staff This WeekA lot of them.
  39. ink-stained wretches
    Robin Givhan Among Layoffs at NewsweekSome of the company’s biggest names have been affected by the restructuring.
  40. ins and outs
    Joanna Coles Lays Off Nine Cosmo StaffersShe’ll announce their replacements “shortly.” 
  41. Jay Leno Nibbles the Hand that Feeds Him Over Recent Layoffs This is probably the first time he’s told a joke he’s believed in in 15 years. They come after 20+ members of The Tonight Show staff were […]
  42. downsizing
    Jay Leno Snarked About The Tonight Show’s Downsizing“We’ve consistently been No. 1 in the ratings, and if you know anything about our network, that kind of thing is frowned upon.”
  43. tablet-stained wretches
    Layoffs Hit Rupert Murdoch’s The DailyThe iPad newspaper is firing 50 of its 170 employees.
  44. ink-stained wretches
    GOOD Magazine Lays Off Staff, Keeps Their LikenessAwkward.
  45. technology
    Hewlett-Packard Earnings Drop, 27,000 Layoffs ComingThe company will trim about 8 percent of its workforce over two years.
  46. ink-stained wretches
    New York Times Co. Cuts 50 Business-Side JobsThe layoffs spared the newsroom this time.
  47. pink slips
    Bank of America Planning 2,000 Jobs Cuts From Investment UnitsAn effort to balance costs and revenue.
  48. technology
    Dear Yahoos, You’re FiredThe embattled Internet company is laying off 14 percent of its workforce today.
  49. r-money
    Mitt Romney Makes Layoff Joke, Hopes Humans Will LaughResults from humor scan: negative.
  50. layoffs
    Oprah Winfrey Network Slashes 30 Jobs in RestructuringThat’s one fifth of its staff.
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