Earlier this week we reported that AOL was planning to lay off hundreds of engineering and edit staff in Bangalore, but it turns out that the layoffs are affecting editorial employees stateside, too. Two hundred of them, according to CEO Tim Armstrong’s memo Among them? Jonathan Dube, who joined from ABCNews.com just five months ago to serve as SVP of news, says Kara Swisher.
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Eun’s the guy who made this silly, lighthearted video about how great AOL’s doing just a few months back.
Eun was reportedly offered a job in AOL’s video unit, but he declined. From his e-mail to staff:
With the historic acquisition of The Huffington Post, my role and responsibilities as president, Aol Media are changing. Tim and I have discussed at length how I might continue within the new organizational structure, but ultimately, there isn’t a role that matches what I am seeking to do.
AllThingsD has dug up an internal video from AOL in which content boss David Eun sings and dances in front of a greenscreen about how much buttkicking AOL is doing.
Of course, this is surfacing shortly after a fairly scathing article about AOL’s content operations in the New Yorker. We wonder what the motivations were for creating this vid.