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Labor pains are the order of the day in New York.
Displeased with the latest pay offer from management, hundreds of unionized Dow
Jones employees staged a 15 to 20 minute walk out yesterday at the Wall Street Journal,
Barron's and the news wires.
A dispute between the New York Times and its unionized pressmen is disrupting delivery
of the daily newspaper in the metropolitan area, according to a lawsuit by the company.
Posted February 25, 2004
Another indication of the impact of technology on fidgety readers: Diversions, such as instant
messaging and music downloading, are blamed for the newsstand falloff for titles
such as Seventeen and Teen People.
Last year ad revenue grew over 5%.
magazines had the strongest growth, followed by local newspapers and national magazines.
Posted February 20, 2004
Read about the health of magazines as they struggle through declining ad pages.
Journalists should be aware that Reuters plans to outsource some
of its business reporting to India.
Here are excellent tips from the Job Journal's Marty Nemko about cold calling,
networking, and using employment ads.
Posted February 12, 2004
Why writing is becoming more and more valuable in the workplace. This should very encouraging to freelancers who are selling services to the business
The world of printing and publishing has certainly changed in the digital era.
Posted February 9, 2004
To our Irish friends, the
The Derry Journal of Londonderry is creating ten new journalism positions.
Posted February 6, 2004
A human resources expert explains how to make a good cover-letter.
Check out, "Scams & Schemes
in Work and Employment Services" from the Riley Guide.
Read about Ferial Haffajee: South Africa's First Woman Newspaper Editor
Posted February 2, 2004
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