Owen Gleiberman, a film critic for Entertainment Weekly for more than two decades, was laid off from the magazine along with six other staff members on Wednesday, according to Poynter.
The others are senior writer Josh Rottenberg, staff writer Annie Barrett, music critic Nick Catucci, senior editor Kerrie Mitchell, deputy design director David Schlow and product director Chad Schlegel, Poynter said.
Gleiberman was one of EW's best-known and most widely read bylines, having written at the magazine since its launch in 1990.
He reviewed many movies for EW, including "Titanic," which he declared "the first disaster movie that can truly be called a work of art";
His fellow critic Lisa Schwarzbaum took a buyout from EW in February, leaving Chris Nashawaty as the remaining film critic.
The layoffs come as Time Warner prepares to spin off its
EW also recently launched a contributor network, the Community, enlisting mostly unpaid bloggers to contribute content to the publication's website.