BDG Is Shuttering Tech Title Input and Laying Off Staff at Mic

The publisher reported revenue gains earlier this year

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The downturn in the digital advertising market has affected yet another publisher, marking at least the third official round of layoffs prompted by the slowdown since May.

On Monday, executives at Bustle Digital Group shared internally that by the end of the day the media company would be shuttering its tech title Input, which reports on the intersection of tech and pop culture, a source familiar with the matter told Adweek.

Employees affected by the closure will be integrated into another BDG property or laid off.

BDG also shared plans to lay off at least 10 staffers at pop culture outfit Mic, which it acquired in November 2019 for $5 million and rebooted



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