“It’s like the birds aren’t migrating this year; the salmon aren’t swimming upstream. The whole ecology of the neighborhood is out of whack,” de rigueur East Villager Chris Flash—he’s a bike courier and zine publisher—told The Times today. What could he be talking about? No more Momofuku? No more community gardens? No more bike lames? Read More
Not even the Christmas-morning-level excitement for the launch of The Daily can distract Rupert Murdoch from News Corp.’s shitshow across the pond.
Scotland Yard has reopened its investigation of News of the World‘s phone hacking tactics. Simultaneously, editor Ian Edmondson has been fired and former editor Andy Coulson (most recently working for Prime Minister Read More
Neglect isn’t just for interns anymore at the Associated Press!
Hundreds of News Media Guild members and supporters will remove their names from their byline to protest benefits cuts, reports Romenesko. The cuts include a 40 percent increase in medical care costs and a freeze on pensions, which are based on deferred salary and Read More
The Associated Press has canceled their internship programs for 2011. AP Director of Media Relations Paul Colford wrote in an e-mail:
The Associated Press is putting all of its internship programs on a one-year hiatus, as well as our attendance at journalism recruitment conventions, as we focus our financial resources on our essential core businesses. Read More