|SUNOASIS JOBLOG- OCTOBER 2004
The Far Eastern Economic Review will convert from a monthly to a weekly and
thus cut 80 staff
positions in Hong Kong. The change reflects the belief that weekly news
magazines are threatened by other sources of news.
Journalism students at the University of South Carolina have developed
a J-School Year weblog that might
be interesting to other students.
Posted October 28, 2004
A story on Belo job cuts.
Most of these cuts are at the Dallas Morning News and are a result of the circulation
scandal that has plagued the media over the past year.
The BBC is going to
layoff an astounding 28,000 "in the biggest single reorganisation in its history," according
to the London Times. What is precipitating this is the renewal of the Royal Charter in 2006.
Posted October 25, 2004
According to one report, the
world-wide slump in media is ending."...magazine industries in countries such as Russia, Thailand and Argentina are showing strong ad spending gains..."
B-to-B publishing is not as rosy because marketers are moving their
budgets to the internet and search engine ad buys.
The San Francisco Chronicle is going to
lay off ten percent of management and support staff."Publisher Steve Falk said flat
revenue and a difficult economy forced the move."
Posted October 21, 2004
This article is an introduction to job fairs and how to use them
to your advantage.
Posted October 19, 2004
Variety has rolled out a new
career section with media and entertainment jobs.
Posted October 18, 2004
Do you want help with preparing a cover letter and resume? The Journalists Toolbox has some advice.
Posted October 16, 2004
Reuters downplayed it's shifting of 20 editorial jobs to Bangalore, India a
few months ago. Now it plans to double that number in a few months. The
future has arrived for journalism.
As a jobseeker, a primary goal is to demonstrate
how well you fit the company's culture.
The California Job Journal reports new scams to get personal
information from job seekers, especially your SSN.
Aspire to be an editor at your
local newspaper? Read this article by Pam Johnson.
Posted October 7, 2004
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