Hundreds of journalism jobs — primarily, though not exclusively, at digital media outlets — were cut this week, piling up alongside thousands of other media job losses that have accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic (and joining the more than 20.5 million jobs that have been lost in the U.S. since April).

This was such a horrible week.

Condé Nast: 100 layoffs + 100 furloughs
BuzzFeed: ~ 20 furloughs
Quartz: 80 layoffs
Vice: 155 layoffs
The Economist: 90 layoffs

335 media jobs eliminated. 120 jobs tbd …

— Kerry Flynn 🐶 (@kerrymflynn) May 15, 2020

You’ve heard about Quartz and the Vice, but there’s also voluntary buyouts at MPR (the first I’ve heard of from local public radio), the closure of a 30-year-old magazine in Indianapolis and

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