Next in Media: New Yorker May Be Immune to Conde Cuts; L.A. Times Unveils Redesign

  • Though previous whispers involving Conde Nast's ongoing visit from consultant firm McKinsey & Co. proclaim that "there are no sacred cows" among CN's publications facing cuts, it seems The New Yorker may be safe from major cuts or scrutiny from the consultants. [New York Observer]
  • L.A. Times unveiled a clean redesign today of its Web site that features simpler navigation with links to news stories about the fold and several interactive features, such as slideshows, videos and newsfeeds. [The Wrap]
  • Gannett has slashed 70 more jobs at its Westchester, NY newspaper The Journal News and told remaining employees they will have to reapply for their positions. [New York Times]
  • The Associated Press plans to hold some of its Web content from being published on member and customer Web sites, instead requiring the news organizations to link to the content on AP's Web site. [Nieman Journalism Lab]
  • According to a former AOL employee, 2,000 people may be fired in the company next week, timing that makes sense as the company restrategizes. [Silicon Alley Insider]
  • Runner's World has launched a Nike-sponsored "Shoe Shop" iPhone application that will help iPhone and iPod Touch users find the right athletic shoe at local stores. [MinOnline]

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