Monthly Archives: December 2009

Journo Bloodbath Opens Up Comm Talent Pool

The recent news of Saul Hansell’s joining AOL as programming director for Seed.com 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