Conde laid off Julian Sanchez yesterday amid more cuts in its digital properties. Conde is in an especially bad place with the web: their core competency is selling beautiful, glossy ad pages that readers enjoy looking at. This does not translate well to a digital format, and it's hard to make your company over overnight.
A bunch of my journalist friends and I have decided that our new toast is "to 2010". 2009 has so far been pretty disappointing for almost everyone I know, not to mention the country for which we all have great affection.