Greentech Media is closing in mid-March

Wood Mackenzie, an oil, gas and renewables research firm, is closing the Greentech Media renewable news portion of its business in mid-March, according to former employees familiar with the matter, reports Eric Wesoff of Energy Transition Now. Wesoff reports, “Venture-funded Greentech Media, a cleantech news, analysis and events business, was acquired by Wood Mackenzie for approximately […]

Santa Clarita Gazette to temporarily cease publication

The Santa Clarita Gazette in California will tentatively be ceasing publication until September. The move comes as the newspaper is struggling with advertising revenue problems even before the pandemic began. The July 3 issue will be the last before publication stops temporarily. The publishers write, “We appreciate the many people who responded and financially helped us […]

Founding editor-in-chief Berkow loses job as The Rise closes

Jameson Berkow joined Canopy Rivers Inc. at the start of the year where he held the post of founding editor-in-chief of The Rise, a new media outlet covering entrepreneurship in legal cannabis markets globally. Sadly, due to the pandemic, Berkow has lost his job. He tweets: “Sadly, I must confirm this means the end for […]

Twin Cities weekly papers to shut amid pandemic crisis

A weekly newspaper covering Woodbury, Cottage Grove and the county’s southern communities, the Bulletin will be ceasing operations as advertising revenues plummet due to the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s very sad,” said Woodbury Mayor Anne Burt. “I’ve been a fan of local news my whole life.” The last issue of the Bulletin came out May 6, […]

BuzzFeed ceases news operations in U.K. and Australia

BuzzFeed will be closing down its operations in London and Australia because of “economic and strategic reasons,” reports BBC. The U.S. company says it will be focusing on news that “hits big in the United States during this difficult period”. Although some staff will remain to cover social news, celebrity and investigations but estimates suggest […]

Real estate news site Curbed folding into New York magazine

Curbed, the real estate site owned by Vox Media, is getting merged into New York magazine, reports Keith Kelly of the New York Post. Kelly reports, “Curbed Editor-in-Chief Kelsey Keith was let go last week, and on Tuesday, the company revealed it will be furloughing workers covering Austin, Boston, Chicago and Detroit and publishing at […]

Washington state business journal is closing

The Bellingham Business Journal in Washington state will be publishing its last edition on April. A Lynden Tribune story states, “‘Significantly decreased advertising revenue, directly resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, has forced us to make the incredibly difficult decision to discontinue publishing The Bellingham Business Journal,’ the business posted March 27. “The monthly tabloid acutely […]

San Diego Magazine ceases operations after 72 years

The San Diego Magazine, which has been a source of providing local culture news and has acted as a guide “to the good life in San Diego” for the past 72 years, will be closing, reports Times of San Diego. In an email to contributors, editor-in-chief Erin Meanley Glenny wrote, “A companywide lay-off is happening […]

Arizent, parent of American Banker, closes two publications

Arizent, which recently changed its name from Source Media, has closed two publications — Health Data Management and Information Management. Notices were posted on the websites of both publications. The note on both stated, “It has been an honor to provide you with the insights and connections to move your career forward. We wish you […]

Globe and Mail to fold cannabis publication into paper

The Toronto Globe and Mail will fold the content of Report on Business Cannabis Professional into its regular business coverage, reports David Yasvinski of The GrowthOp. Yasvinski reports, “‘Cannabis Professional will be discontinued as a stand-alone product as of Feb. 1, 2020,’ Lanna Crucefex, communications manager for TheGlobe and Mail, told The GrowthOp. ‘Instead, we will be integrating […]