Dead Tree Media Watch: BusinessWeek Lays Off 12

deadtree.jpgIt’s not an easy time in the dead tree media business at the moment. Competition is fierce, not just from online alternatives but from other publishers as well. Iconic magazine BusinessWeek has laid off a dozen editorial and business staff members as it attempts to remain competitive. Talking Biz News has the full memo of the “restructure” here.

Other dead tree publications losing staff this year include the NY Times, who recently undertook some end of year staff downsizing, PC World Australia who shut their print editionand Business 2.0, the magazine that spawned an army of Web 2.0 related blog editors joined the deadpool in October.