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We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
The Daily Beast / Maxwell Tani / Mar 24
“Belton will take the reins at a tumultuous moment for HuffPost, one of the earliest and most prominent digital-news sites. The outlet had gone without a top editor since March 2020 … Earlier this month, BuzzFeed, which acquired HuffPost last year from Verizon Media in a stock deal, announced that it was laying off 47 HuffPost staffers and that the digital-news outlet was on track to lose $20 million for the second year in a row without substantial cuts.”
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