Perettitold employees in an memo, sent late Wednesday, that after "extensive work" over the past few months, the company had developed a "good understanding" of where to consolidate its team, focus on content that's working and achieve the right cost structure to support its model.
The entire national desk, which produced some of BuzzFeed News' most illustrious feature reporting, was cut.
Many staffers have been dealing with the fallout from the BuzzFeed News controversy last week. Internationally, BuzzFeed News' offices in Spain were closed.
Online media company Buzzfeed is facing a round of layoffs after numerous debacles in their news division, including the controversial publishing of the "Trump dossier" and a recent report denied by special counsel Robert Mueller. The first round happened in 2017, where 100 employees were let go.
Ben Smith, the editor in chief of BuzzFeed News, said in an email to staff that it was a "hard day" and that the organization was "losing a lot of excellent colleagues".
Numerous laid-off employees took to Twitter to announce the news and seek new opportunities. Verizon announced it would cut 7% or approximately 800 jobs from its media division, which includes brands like HuffPost, AOL and Yahoo News, and Gannett slashed dozens of jobs at newspapers across the country.
A Verizon Media spokesperson echoed that sentiment, saying in a statement that the layoffs were part of a "strategic step toward better execution of our plans for growth and innovation into the future". Those lost jobs were mainly on the business side.
The privately held company has not been profitable for several years.
The digital native publisher is reportedly looking to get the expense side in line with revenue for a possible sale or merger with another media property. BuzzFeed is also not the only company to deliver large amounts of layoffs recently either.
At the end of the interview, Boateng left nobody in the room in doubt: a colourful new personality has arrived at Camp Nou. Here, we chart Boateng's nine years since leaving England, and consider what role he will play at Barcelona .
Israel has repeatedly accused Iran of having a military presence in Syria, as well as suspected attempts to build a base there. Shortly after on Sunday, Israel said it had intercepted what it then called a rocket fired at the Golan Heights from Syria.
It was one of two measures created to end the partial government shutdown that failed in the Senate on Thursday. The president also said, however, that a deal was "not going to work" unless it included "a wall or a barrier".
Nearby Newark Airport faced significant delays for the same reason, adding to the nationwide air travel difficulties. Martin said safety is being maintained during a period of "minimal impacts" on travel.
She tried to engage Williams in rallies but was powerless to stop the American taking the first set 6-2 after 27 minutes. Her opponent in the round of 16 will be Latvian No.13 seed Anastasija Sevastova , who beat China's Wang Qiang 6-3 6-3.
Philip has largely retired from public life, but has seemed to be in generally good health in recent months. Known as the Duke of Edinburgh in Britain, Philip is also well-known for his love for speed .
Despite that, Jeffries said that her experience with " Deep Blue " was different than with other sharks she has worked with. However, swimmers should still take caution while near them, especially within proximity of where they eat.
Open champion managed to hold serve and earned her first break point opportunity one game later, but she couldn't convert either. The never-say-die Kvitova forced a deciding set before Osaka finally edged ahead with a decisive break early in the third.
He added: "We can argue about it all day, but they had an opportunity to win the game and we won it". The explanation given to Payton, the source said , was that it's a call that officials should make.
Surgeons feared Kvitova would never play again after she was stabbed in her playing hand during the attack, causing nerve damage. After surgery and rehab, she rattled off five titles in 2018 to get back into the top five and she will return there next week.
Day Teachers Strike Cost LAUSD $151 Million
The agreement reached shortly before dawn Tuesday gives teachers a raise, additional support staff and smaller class sizes. The Board of Education was expected to move quickly to ratify the deal , which would expire at the end of June 2022.
Former Trump adviser Roger Stone says he'll plead not guilty
And Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said, "The indictment today does not allege Russian collusion by Roger Stone or anyone else". When Trump ultimately threw his hat in the race in the 2016 election cycle, Stone was by his side as a campaign adviser.
Chris Brown Released; Singer Plans To Sue For Defamation
He pleaded guilty to felony assault of his then-girlfriend, Rihanna , in 2009, and completed his probation in the case in 2015. Former girlfriend Karrueche Tran also obtained a restraining order after she accused Brown of making threats against her.
Australian Open: Halep upbeat despite loss to Serena
Serena is also looking to match Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam titles and would hope for one at the Melbourne Park . That dated back to the start of Williams' run to the 2017 title, which she won while pregnant.