- Political news site Splinter is shutting down two years after its launch.
- Paul Maidment, the editorial director of G/O Media, praised Splinter’s journalism in an internal memo Tuesday announcing the shutdown. He said it would not reduce G/O editorial staff numbers, according to The Daily Beast’s Maxwell Tani.
- But Splinter staff made their own announcements on Twitter Thursday, with many saying they were being laid off.
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Splinter, the political news site owned by G/O Media, announced Thursday that it was shutting down two years after its launch in 2017.