It’s a tough time for everyone and when it comes to the magazine business things are no different. Publishers at Condé Nast have been asked to contemplate how they might trim 10 percent from their budgets, while other companies such as Hearst, Rodale and Hachette Filipacchi continue to “streamline” their operations. more
On another note….the Reaper has come back with more news that URB Magazine is close to tapping out.
Someone close to the magazine has said:
“It has laid off its entire staff except its lone editor and a few pro-bono scribes,” says this person. “It has defected from its office space on Wilshire (the ed. now works from home), and is focusing all of its resources on its flash-burdened website. Forthcoming print issues are expected but a future is realistically uncertain.”