Jezebel Resurrected: Paste Magazine Acquires Title, And Is Bringing It Back

Jezebel, the feminist website that was closed by owner G/O Media earlier this month, is back in business

Paste Magazine has acquired Jezebel from G/O Media. Terms were not disclosed. 

Earlier this month, G/O Media announced that, Jezebel, a website that had served readers for 16 years, was closing due to “economic headwinds,” resulting in the loss of 23 jobs. It was not clear at deadline if the affected workers would return to those positions.

But Jezebel was set to return, possibly this week. 

"We are honored to bring Jezebel back to life and excited to welcome the site into the Paste Magazine family,” says Josh Jackson, founder and editor in chief of Paste Magazine.

on. “The acquisition means that the critical information and content that Jezebel readers have come to rely on will live on.” 

Jackson adsds, “Jezebel's unique voice and commitment to storytelling make it a perfect addition to our portfolio." 

Paste has also acquired Splinter, a political site that closed in 2019, and will relaunch it next year during the election campaign.




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