Category Archives: Journalists

Time Inc. Sells Off It’s Mexican Magazines

Time Inc., the owner of Travel + Leisure, Entertainment and Sports Illustrated, among others, announced earlier this week that they had sold their Mexican publications. While details of the transaction were not released, Time Inc. did disclose that they sold … Continue reading

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Journalism Powerhouse Time Inc. Invests in Video

The future of journalism has been argued by many to be non-existent, that publications are dying and that readership is down.  But to those in the industry with the inside scoop, it’s only evolving.  As print becomes a memorable past … Continue reading

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What Exactly Are Reporters’ Rights?

Everybody knows that the First Amendment allows for freedom of the press.  It gives journalists the power to report stories without the fear of persecution and prosecution.  But in a world that is becoming increasingly privatized, just how far does … Continue reading

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The Story of Jill Abramson’s Dismissal from the Times

It came as a shock to the journalism community earlier this month when it was announced that Jill Abramson was fired as executive editor.  To the outside world the paper seemed to be running successfully under her leadership, and she … Continue reading

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How to Pitch a Major Publication

Pitching your first story to a major publication can be an intimidating process, but with a little insight it doesn’t have to be.  Just think, if you were an editor what would you want in your pitches?  Once you get … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Home Journal to Cease Monthly Publication

Ladies’ Home Journal, one of the longest running publications in America, has announced that they will cease monthly publication after 131 years in business.  The publication’s owner, the Meredith Corporation, announced that the magazine’s final monthly issue will run this … Continue reading

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Amtrak Offers ‘Writer’s Residencies’ With Free Rides

It was a couple of months ago that the idea for a writing residency through Amtrak was first introduced by a couple of writers who openly pondered the idea on Twitter. How much momentum do we have to gain for … Continue reading

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Piers Morgan’s Show Dropped by CNN

In another round of changes for the media giant, CNN has confirmed plans to drop “Piers Morgan Live” from its prime time 9 p.m. slot.  Three years after taking over for Larry King, Morgan has seen ratings drop to a … Continue reading

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Baltimore Newspaper Buys a Rival, Reportedly Gives Staffers The Boot

We all know that the life of a journalist isn’t an easy one.  The pay is low, the hours can fluctuate, and the competition is ruthless.  But who would have thought that a publication would undermine another to such a … Continue reading

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New Rules in Place To Limit Access to Journalists’ Records

After a slew of highly reported cases in which the first amendment rights of journalists have been overlooked, new measures have been put in place to limit the government’s access to reporters’ records. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. signed … Continue reading

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