Cracked Lays Off 25 As the Great Digital Media Purge Continues 

When The E.W. Scripps Company announced it had bought the then-profitable humor site Cracked for $39 million in April 2016, Chief Digital Officer Adam Symson framed it as part of a broader push to expand the conglomerate’s video offerings. “In this era of fragmentation, you can’t just be middle-of-the-road,” he told The…