Saturday, January 3, 2009

Saturday Jan. 3 -- Got news or a question?

If you have news or a question, leave it in comments.


Anonymous said...

At Termination Date:
Dodging the Pink Slip Club in the Star-Ledger Mailroom

-Buyout-Depleted ‘Star-Ledger’ Reassigns Two Journos — To Mailroom-
By Joe Strupp

The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J. slowly says farewell to 151 newsroom folks who took buyouts last month, at least [two longtime journalists have been reassigned to the mailroom.]

Pink Slip Club: Even a Pulitzer can’t guarantee a reporting job

Anonymous said...

Status Quo...photogs become reporters, reporters-editors, editors-photogs, copy editors-janitors, janitors-vice president of H.R., H.R.-finance...Shake the cup, Roll the dice and pick your job...What's left of 'em anyway.

Anonymous said...

In an interview on "NPR" this morning,"Iconic Journalist Nat Hentoff Is Laid Off," Hentoff evidently referred to the closing of McClatchy's Washington Bureau. NPR removed the comment from the podcast and published a correction after receiving a question in the comment section after the story.


Kevin Gregory said...

Susan, thanks

Anonymous said...

I have a very close friend, who graduated from Harvard. Worked for ML for over 8 years, last year he’s laid off too. OMG, now the banking industry is badly hurt, how long it would take for those financial background like him get back to the job market. Banking jobs are not there as much as before as easily seen on and other job sites in the region