|NOVEMBER 2006 SUNOASIS JOBLOG
The internship is always touted as an excellent way for students to get their
feet wet in the job market. Read this
article from the Job Journal before you start looking for internships to be better prepared.
Posted November 14, 2006
We mentioned a few years ago about the off-shoring of writing jobs.
This article by
Joe Grimm of the Detroit Free Press, makes it clear that copy editing
jobs are imperiled and what you can do about it. The last time I looked at
outsources in India were doing a variety of copywriting tasks for American
If you are a copy editor please read this article!
There are editors who have
more serious problems. Freedom of the press is a hard-won reality that always exposes those not
to be trusted with power. It could be the mob, could be powerful politicians in Russia, or it could be
religious fanatics. Those who attack the press are always on the wrong side of history.
Posted November 13, 2006
Students always want to know how much they can earn on magazines. The trade publication for
the industry is Folio and they have developed a
useful survey of salaries for editorial.
Posted November 9, 2006
These are substantial tips on how to look for and get a job, from the
South Asian Journalists Association.
Gannett has a strategic plan that any writer or editor should be
aware of, since aspects of the plan will become de rigour in the
years to come.
There does seem to be a terrific battle being waged these days
between improving journalism and making journalism profitable.
Posted November 8, 2006
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