Mark on March 6th, 2013

I can understand the reasons for it, but I think cutting newsroom copy editors is a bad idea. Yes, newspapers need to cut costs to keep going – or, more properly, to keep profits at levels that make investors and owners happy. Yes, they need to preserve reporters, because they need to fill the newspaper, […]

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Mark on December 30th, 2009

The chart at left has been on a lot of minds today and, rightfully so, showing as it does an Everest-like profile of what’s happened with newspaper industry jobs over the past half-century or so. (I’ve purposefully made the chart small: you really should go see the original at Silicon Alley Insider.) As someone who […]

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