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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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CNN Lays Off 40 Plus Journalists, But Is It All Bad News?

Tough news for any aspiring journalists as CNN announced that they have layed off more than 40 senior journalists as part of a recent reorganization of the company.  The plans were organized by the company chief executive, Jeff Zucker, in … Continue reading

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Visual Journalists Feel Brunt of Job Cuts Since 2000

Earlier this month the Times Herald-Record, a small publication from Middletown, N.Y. announced that they were cutting seven newsroom jobs, four of which were the last remaining positions of their photo department.  Citing “new technologies” and “economic realities” as the … Continue reading

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Chicago Sun Times Lays Off Entire Photo Staff

In an ironic and fateful twist, the Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire photo staff just hours after printing the obituary of famed photojournalist Bob Kotalik who spent his entire career at the paper. The news first began to circulate … Continue reading

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Why Freelance Writers Should Create Their Own Brand

Freelance writers have a familiarity with crafting pitches and stories depending on the different publications that they are trying to reach, but what many have difficulty with is developing a unique identity beyond their lede when it comes to their … Continue reading

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