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US: Vox Media/New York Magazine deal leaves staffers worried about their jobs

 |  September 26, 2019

Tuesday night, September 24, employees at Vox Media and New York Media learned about their the companies’ merger along with the rest of the media industry, by reading about it in the New York Times.

Staffers were “deeply unsettled” by the article, which appeared late Tuesday and included extensive quotes from their boss, New York Media CEO Pam Wasserstein, as well as a photo of her posing next to Vox Media chief executive and chairman Jim Bankoff.

“We’re deeply unsettled by the disrespectful manner in which they informed our staff—after the New York Times story was published and after the press release was issued,” said the News Guild of New York, the union that represents editorial workers at New York magazine and related web sites.

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