state of the media

Layoffs at Daily News

More bloodletting in jouro world — this time at the New York Daily News.  According to the online news site Capital, the move is part of a plan to beef up the paper’s digital products. Here’s the story.

Dispatch from the freelance front

Yes, there is some good news for freelancers.  Three women rallied their fellow freelance writers and editors to file a group grievance for unpaid fees against Heart and Soul magazine—and they just won a settlement of over $125,000.  The case

Envision the future

We’re all familiar with the job cuts that characterize the new media order in the Internet Age, but what about the new alliances that are being forged? Exhibit A is the Center for Cooperative Media in the School of Communication …