Jezebel, the Feminist Website, Will Shut Down

From a New York Times story by Benjamin Mullin, Johnny Diaz, and Amanda Holpuch headlined “Jezebel, the Pioneering Feminist Website, Will Shut Down”:

The parent company of the website Jezebel announced on Thursday that it was shutting down the site and laying off its staff, citing economic headwinds and shifting audience priorities.

The layoffs will affect 23 people, including the Jezebel team, Jim Spanfeller, the chief executive of G/O Media, said in a memo to the company’s staff. He also announced that the G/O Media editorial director, Merrill Brown, would be departing the company.