‘New York Times’ Fires Entire About.com Editorial Staff

Perhaps just another ripple in the post-Panda pool of media and tech companies looking to ratchet up content quality, The New York Times axed the entirety of About.com’s editorial staff.

About six years ago, The Times acquired About.com for $410M and now they’re looking to transform it into something which could likely compliment their current properties, as well as not inspire the sting of Google’s Panda-slap.