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Birmingham media in 2009: nasty, brutish and long

The year was especially tough as more than 100 media professionals lost their jobs. Plus, all the headlines from 2009. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Dozens laid off this morning at Southern Progress

As part of Time Inc’s plan to lay off 6 percent of its workforce, Birmingham-based publisher Southern Progress began laying off dozens of employees this morning, according to our sources. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Hoffman’s Cooking with Paula Deen drops 14.1 percent in 3rd quarter

Birmingham-based magazines continued their ad sales slump when comparing their third quarters of 2008 and 2009. The most surprising drop came from Hoffman Media’s Cooking With Paula Deen, which fell 14.1 percent according to figures from the Magazine Publishers of America. The magazine had increased 3.2 percent between the first half of 2008 and 2009. Continue reading

‘Biggest mass firing’ in 2009 coming to Southern Progress, Time Inc.

Time Inc. plans to cut 6 percent of its 9,000-member workforce before Thanksgiving, according to a report today in the New York Post. Its Birmingham-based Southern Progress is expected to dole out pink slips as soon as Thursday, say company insiders. Continue reading