Just when I made it big enough to get comment spam, I’ve decided to close up shop. Working 50 hours a week as Managing Editor plus being a full-time student, investigative reporter and aspiring job applicant just leaves no time for this pursuit. [Read More]
Real estate ads headed online ... but not to papers
No less startling, the majority of those real estate advertisers who are shifting their ad dollars online are not spending them on newspaper web sites. Those dollars are going to independent sites dedicated to snatching home buyers and sellers. [Read More]
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Top CJR Daily Editors Resign After Funding Halved
Steve Lovelady, CJR Daily managing editor and Bryan Keefer, CJR Daily assistant managing editor, have resigned after their budget was slashed in half. In the New York Times article on the resignations, Nicholas Lemann, dean of Columbia Journalism School, says that cuts were necessary in order to boost print subscriptions:... [Read More]
Marketers Demand Ad Audits
MediaPost reports that a consortium of eight major advertisers have created a standard for auditing online ad clicks … and intend to enforce it. [Read More]