layoffs

journalism

The Death Of Local News Is Making Us Dumber And More Divided

There’s a steep price to pay for mindless media consolidation and the elimination of quality, local reporting, according to a new study.
Karl Bode
2.21.19
Getting Out of Bed

How to Get Out of Bed After You've Been Laid Off

Darcie Wilder on figuring out how to structure her days after losing a job in media.
Darcie Wilder
1.28.19
AT&T

AT&T Preps for New Layoffs Despite Billions in Tax Breaks and Regulatory Favors

Internal documents obtained by Motherboard show that the company is preparing for layoffs—megamergers, deregulation, and tax breaks aren’t providing the public benefits AT&T promised.
Karl Bode
1.8.19
politics

Don't Let Telltale Milk Your Fandom Until They Pay The Workers They Screwed

Even if 'The Walking Dead' comes back, it means nothing if the company's 275 employees never get a severance check.
Patrick Klepek
9.25.18
volition

Layoffs Hit Saints Row Developer Volition, GM Dan Cermak Reportedly Departs

The move comes from Deep Silver in the wake of a lackluster showing from 'Agents of Mayhem'.
Rob Zacny
9.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Last 'Trump' Casino in Atlantic City Is Closing

The last of the casinos bearing Trump's name in Atlantic City will close its doors after Labor Day weekend.
VICE Staff
8.4.16
short circuit

Twitter Cuts Workforce By 8 Percent to Focus on 'Product Priorities'

Jack Dorsey moves fast.
Nicholas Deleon
10.13.15
short circuit

'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio to Cut 37% of Its Staff

Seeing Red.
Nicholas Deleon
8.26.15
News

CBC’s Report into Jian Ghomeshi Says Management Basically Condoned His Behavior

The report found evidence that Ghomeshi was "emotionally unpredictable" and would play cruel jokes on his employees, make demeaning, inappropriate, and unwanted comments about their appearance, and not credit them for their work.
Elianna Lev
4.17.15