Next in Media: Layoffs at NBC, Time Inc. Folds Southern Accents

  • NBC Universal is reportedly laying off the creative services staffs at its stations nationwide, instead planning to start producing all promos out of New York. [Gawker]
  • Time Inc. is folding Southern Accents, part of its Southern Progress division, in what may be the first of many cuts to come in the company. [New York Post]
  • Pink, a magazine that targets professional women, is folding its print edition, moving to a focus on digital and even properties. [Folio:]
  • "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" drew more viewers than NBC's "Meet The Press" this week for the first time in 10 years. [MediaBistro/TVNewser]
  • Page Size has hired Emily Smith, former editor at The Sun and Life & Style, to replace deputy editor Paula Froelich. [Gawker]

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