NUJ New Media
26 September 2005
The internet ate my jobBad news at the New York Times group, where 500 staff may be about to lose their jobs. The group claim that the cuts are unavoidable as too many of their younger readers are now getting their news from the internet instead of papers, a readership problem compounded by a fall in ad revenue as the readership presumably becomes less valauble to advertisers. 45 editorial staff are to go from the NYT editorial department, which will make a pretty big hole, regardless of the group's claim that it won't hit editorial standards. More at Silicon.com
06 September 2005
No puppies harmed in the making...I sincerely hope none of you have a workplace as tyrannical as this, but if you have - hey, it's time to join the union...