The following memo just came over the transom. Our hearts go out to all of you who may now have to work for Rick Stengel figuring out the nine best ways to solve the Social Security crisis.
July 25, 2006
To: Time Inc. Employees
From: Ann Moore and John Huey
Re: Teen People
We regret to inform you that we are suspending publication of Teen
People magazine, effective with the September 2006 issue. We will
continue to invest in the brand through TeenPeople.com which shows
promise and growth. Teen People's groundbreaking launch in 1998 as a
magazine and website was an industry first, and one that we remain
This decision was a difficult one because of the hard work of the
magazine's talented staff and the support of its many loyal readers.
We are taking immediate steps to place as many Teen People magazine
employees as possible within Time Inc.
A. M. J. H.