Monthly Archives: December 2009

Journo Bloodbath Opens Up Comm Talent Pool

The recent news of Saul Hansell’s joining AOL as programming director for and recent round of journo layoff bloodbath has re-sparked some interesting conversations.
Everyone I’ve talked with shakes their head in sadness over media’s current demise. Some of my favorite tech journalists have been laid off and several I know personally are surveying non-reporting options: business school; marcom or “PR” jobs; total change of industry; not worrying about it until half the severance is gone… Continue reading