Vice Media Pivots, and Media Still Loses

The latest in a saga of consecutive blows dealt to the fourth estate.

Pictured above is Vice magazine’s co-founder and former CEO Shane Smith. Courtesy of Flickr by Heisenberg Media. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

In digital media, nothing seems a l’abris from spontaneous dissolution, and it seems like a good portion of Vice’s written news business is on the chopping block as news broke of mass layoffs in a bid to pivot to video. This also comes on the heels on an organizing effort that…

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Internet culture scribe with an interest in the digital economy, content creators, media and politics.

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