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Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.28.06

In-house Placement Unlikely For Most Teen People Refugees

July 28, 2006
Fifty teen magazine staffers are on the street this morning after Time Inc. killed Teen People as a magazine. Like ElleGirl, the brand will live on in ethereal, online-only form, but everyone except the Web staff and managing editor Lori Majewski (who's probably headed to a very senior slot at People) are likely out of jobs. We could blather about how advertising was down 14 percent, yadda, yadda, yadda, but the real cause of death were the celebrity weeklies. Why does anyone need Teen People when teenagers are simply reading People —much more likely, Us Weekly, In Touch WeeklyIn Touch Weekly<...

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