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Posts on ‘December 4th, 2006’

WSJ Gets Smaller

Over at Slate, Jack Shafer shreds the Wall Street Journal’s self-serving description of its own downsizing. Quote: It’s the rare amputee who describes himself as better off without his two big toes than with them, but that’s what Wall Street Journal Publisher L. Gordon Crovitz attempts today in a “Letter From the Publisher” on the […]

The Decline (and Maybe Demise) of the Professional Photojournalist

UPDATED The rise of the citizen journalist is not a new phenomenon. People have been witnessing and taking pictures of notable events for a long, long time. And they’ve been selling them to traditional news organizations just as long. But professional photojournalists, and more recently videographers, have continued to make good livings at a craft […]