Twitter Pummels Trump for Reveling in BuzzFeed, HuffPo Layoffs: ‘Disgusting’

Buzzfeed will cut 15% of staff across the business

Buzzfeed will cut 15% of staff across the business

In a Twitter post referencing recent staffing cuts at BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post, the US president said they have "caused a big downturn".

BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti broke the news to staff in a message Wednesday evening, a BuzzFeed spokesman told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

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Verizon also said it is cutting about 800 jobs in its media division, which includes Yahoo and HuffPost.

BuzzFeed News has published impactful political reporting over the past year but has been a drag on the company's finances. Its last was in 2016, with $500 million collected and a valuation of $1.7 billion. "I'm writing with sad news: we are doing layoffs at BuzzFeed next week". The left-wing website's reputation suffered a sizeable blow this month after special counsel Robert Mueller disputed its report alleging President Trump directed his former attorney Michael Cohen to make false statements to Congress regarding a proposed real estate deal in Russian Federation.

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The news came on a trying day for staff at media companies. Vice has also announced plans to reduce its workforce, with many new media sites also hit by changes to Facebook's algorithm. "We will be making a 15% overall reduction in headcount across the company", Peretti wrote. He promised to tell staff whether they would be affected by Monday and said the company had been working to diversify its revenue away from online advertising. Although BuzzFeed cut 100 jobs in 2017, this is its biggest downsize ever. Why?

"This week will be tough for all of us and I realize it will be much worse for the people who are losing their jobs. I'm sending this tonight because I wanted you to hear it from me directly instead of from the press".

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'Twas an ugly week for the media industry: After unexpected layoffs across both print and digital publications, hundreds of journalists will be updating their resumes this weekend.

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