Wednesday, August 13, 2008

CNN: We’re Staffing Up; Call Goes Out For ‘All-Platform Journalists’

Now everyone's a journalist, according to CNN. The newspapers are cutting jobs but the cable and web industries are adding staff, just not exactly the kind of highly trained, J-school types we'd expect. As the trend continues, CNN is another large outfit that is seeking to employ low-paid, or non paid journalists, known colloquially as "citizen journalists." Oy Vey. We're doomed, I tell you. On the other hand, we can all go into PR or Communications. (That's what I did.)

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