O Media Shuts Down Jezebel – Pixel Envy

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Adam Gabbatt
PERSON

, the

Guardian
ORG

:

Jezebel, a feminist

US
GPE

news site, was shut down by its owners on

Thursday
DATE

, with

23
CARDINAL

people laid off and no plans for the outlet to resume publication.


G/O Media
ORG

, which owns Jezebel and other sites including

Gizmodo and the Onion
ORG

, announced the closure in a memo to staff, which was obtained by the

Guardian
ORG

.

“Unfortunately, our business model and the audiences we serve across our network did not align with

Jezebel
PERSON

’s,”

Jim Spanfeller
PERSON

, the chief executive of

G/O Media
ORG

, wrote in the memo, which was sent to staff on

Thursday
DATE


morning
TIME

.