Monday, June 15, 2015

Another robust round of layoffs coming for NOLA.com

Either that or New Orleans is now the news capital of the state of Alabama.
NOLA Media Group and Alabama Media Group, two media companies owned by Advance Local, will join a new regional company for the Southeast, NOLA.com reported Monday.

The Southeast Regional Media Group, a company slated to launch later this year, will encompass properties from NOLA Media Group — which includes The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com — and from Alabama Media Group, which oversees The Birmingham News, The (Mobile, Alabama) Press-Register and The Huntsville Times, according to NOLA.com.
Probably a way to move sales and customer service into one office and fire a bunch of people in the process. But it's okay because we know what happens next is they all create their own start-ups and NOLA.com will feature them in the next "Entrepreneur Week."  So really this is all about growing the local economy.

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