Rumor: Plenty Magazine Dishes Out The Pink Slips, Dropping Print
Gawker is reporting that environmental mag Plenty has laid off almost its entire staff after failing to secure a new round of funding. Back in September, it was floated around that Al Gore was interested in purchasing a stake in the company. Then, that rumor was debunked and Live Earth’s Kevin Wall was seeded as the man in discussions. Now, it appears that no savior can be found and layoffs are in effect. From Gawker,
Our tipster said the money from Gore or whoever didn’t come through, and that Plenty editor and publisher Mark Spellun on Monday sacked everyone save for a skeleton crew of four or five people who will keep the website going.