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Time to Quit? Layoff Memos From Time, Sports Illustrated, People and Fortune

Google, T-Mobile, Give AOL a Hand and a Big Check

Ad Slowdown Finally Hitting Google, Too?

Digg Dudes’ Web Studio Revision3: Layoffs Last Month, but Ad Sales Are Up

EMI: Don’t Worry, We’ve Got Plenty of Money

Disney: Online Ads Have Been Softening for a While

Yes, Al Gore Is on Twitter. No, He’s Not Following You

Steve Ballmer to Jerry Yang: I’m Not Buying You

Digital Music Deal Nearly Done, but Web Radio Darling Pandora Not Out of the Woods

Another Obama Winner: YouTube, Of Course

Mobile Ads to the Rescue? Not for a While

News Corp.: Business Worse Than We Thought; Ad Weakness Catching Up to MySpace

Actual Time Inc. Layoff News: Plans Unveiled, Slowly, Starting Next Week

MySpace Music CEO Debuting Tomorrow?

The Obama Aftermarket: $20 for a Copy of Today’s New York Times?

U.S. News & World Report Leaves the News Race to Time, Newsweek

Online Meltdown Update: AOL Ads Down Six Percent in Third Quarter

Time Warner: Time Inc. Layoffs Could Cost Us More Than $100 Million

Viacom: No Layoffs Yet. But No Hiring, Parties, Either.

Facebook Makes the Election a For-Profit, Free Ice Cream Event

Optimism Meets Reality: On the Ground at ad:tech

Going, Going, Not Yet Gone: CD Sales Drop Accelerating

Condé Nast to Portfolio.Com Blogger: Don’t Tell Anyone We Canned You!

NBC Digital Boss George Kliavkoff Leaving

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work