Word is that 15 people have been laid off from Elle.com and other websites at French-owned magazine group, Hachette. We're working on a longer story about the travails of Elle and the other Hachette titles. Backstory to firstname.lastname@example.org.
That excellent video website, Super Deluxe, is being shut down. Sorry, it's being folded into another Turner web property, the site for Adult Swim. Nick Douglas is working on the story.
More bad news for indie film makers: Hollywood studio Warner Brothers is closing down two boutique distributors. [Defamer]