The furlough – a company cost-cutting measure previously associated with the manufacturing sector – now embraced by those of us working in paragraph factories around the nation.
In the last year, my husband and I have had three separate weeklong furloughs (perhaps it wasn’t so wise to marry a journalist after all). These furloughs are, [...]
There is a lost generation of journalists, but they aren’t college kids. We are the generation too young to remember the successful years of newspapers and too old to live on hope alone. [...]
Don’t bother reading Len Downie’s “Reconstruction of American Journalism” report. It’s long, it’s boring and it doesn’t offer anything new. Instead, check out its critics. [...]
Lest anyone think I’m casting stones without acknowledging my own sins, I decided to share a list of the shameless ploys I’ve used to get page views for my employers. What I’ve listed is hardly out of the ordinary for any website, but I still feel bad about it sometimes. [...]
Big minds in journalism and marketing take on the confusion and misleading nature of web analytics as they relate to readers and news. [...]
Does the quest for page views drive news judgement decisions in online news? Does that make us, the newsroom types, in the employ of advertisers? [...]
We need to move away from the almighty page view just to get back to the core of our business. [...]