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Hollywood writers have ratified the contract with TV and film studios. It is good for three years and gives writers "a bigger share of revenue generated by use of their work on the Internet."

According to Bloomberg the strike cost the city of Los Angeles $2.1 billion.

February 27, 2008

Here's good advice from a copywriting supervisor for an ad agency about "Finding the Right Words," when you are preparing for an interview.

Colleen Eddy of the Poynter Career Center makes some suggestions on facing an uncertain news industry with confidence.

February 26, 2008

U.S News and World Report offers up five tips that could move you closer to that job, especially in the down job market that is starting to show up in the job statistics.

Despite a few misspellings, this article highlights some useful tips for freelance writers.

February 22, 2008

Read these 95 ways the author, a journalism major, has made money,

"Though you may have studied to be an accountant or an actor, you will probably find that you have a greater variety of marketable skills than you think. You also may find that you have more income sources than you expect, and multiple income sources are a great thing to have, especially when your main source of income decreases or disappears."

February 14, 2008

In a recent survey journalists seem pessimistic about the profession. "At all levels of the industry from board room to mailroom, no one has a really good idea of where this industry is going ."

And that's the rub. There doesn't seem to be a great deal of leadership in journalism, in an era that needs it because the changes are so fast and dramatic. The attitude in this profession should be one that embraces change and makes it a positive experience rather than the demoralization one often sees.

February 12, 2008

If you want a somewhat cynical, insider's view of the writer's strike in Hollywood, try this article from Michael Wolfe of Vanity Fair. Obviously, the man has had some tough times in Hollywood and wants the industry to disintegrate but he has some excellent insights.

One insight is that the internet and reality TV are destroying those formula plots that used to rivet viewers. Writers who used to write them are going on the Net. The strike, according to Wolfe, was really about the downsizing of Hollywood. A good, cantakerous read.

February 8, 2008

I think this post hits the right notes in directing the attention to the fact that the "traditional path of a journalism career has clearly shifted." The new entry into journalism may be a do-it-yourself blog that sells ads and has a business model. The article makes an excellent point that when you work for a large organization, media or otherwise, "business and advertising are things you don't have to worry about." But any successful freelance writer will tell you that when you aren't protected by a big organization business is a central skill.

You are either working for the man or being the man. Or woman.

February 6, 2008

The magazine industry is in better shape than is believed. And it is interesting to note that magazine growth is surging in newly affluent nations like China and India.

February 1, 2008

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