Layoffs at Columbia Journalism Review

Columbia Journalism Review executive editor Mike Hoyt has been laid off. “I loved working there,” Hoyt tells Joe Pompeo.cjr “We did some great work and I’m sorry to go, but I wish them the best.” He’s been with the journalism review for 26 years.

CJR editor-at-large Justin Peters has also been laid off, reports Pompeo, while writers Dean Starkman and Curtis Brainard have been given the option of being laid off or going part-time.

On Thursday, CJR editor-in-chief Cyndi Stivers announced that she was resigning to become AOL.com editor-in-chief.

* Tough times at Columbia Journalism Review (capitalnewyork.com)

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