Quartz Fires Nearly Half Of Its Journalists, Blames COVID For Failure Of Subscription Strategy

Quartz Fires Nearly Half Of Its Journalists, Blames COVID For Failure Of Subscription Strategy

Tyler Durden

Thu, 05/14/2020 – 15:00

Quartz, once a pioneering and extremely trendy source for business and economic news that produced several journalist blue-check super-stars who have mostly since moved on to different outlets as the company became increasingly irrelevant after adopting a paywall, is planning to lay off 80 employees in the latest round of journalism job cuts.