The Outline, an attempt to build a bolder kind of news site, appears to have met its end
Not quite 3 1/2 years after its launch, The Outline - the design-forward, millennial-focused, consciously weird site that aspired to be " a next-generation version of The New Yorker" - is shutting down. Its executive editor, Leah Finnegan, tweeted this morning that its staff was all being laid off. farewell @outline.
News Media Outlets Have Been Ravaged by the Pandemic (Published 2020)
Roughly 37,000 workers at news companies in the U.S. have been laid off, been furloughed or had their pay reduced. Some publications that rely on ads have shut down. The news media business was shaky before the coronavirus started spreading across the country last month.