Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Journalism skills gap

Saw this on the excellent Online Journalism Blog – a video taken at the Society of Editors 08 conference about the skills seen as desirable by media employers and by training and education providers. There’s a very interesting statistic at about 3m:30s in the video, which is the willingness of the different groups to compromise […]

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

My worst career mistake. Ever.

Painful though it is to admit it (and I’m only just allowing myself to), I did possibly the most stupid thing I have ever done in what passes for a career last summer. After, that is, not doing a law degree and becoming a corporate lawyer on a six-figure salary. Obviously. For only last August […]

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The slow, sad death of print #2

Just as Haymarket canned Promotions & Incentive‘s print edition, it also made Marketing Direct web-only. I’m not as sad about this, though I did work on its launch about 10 years ago and have written and subbed on it over the years, so it does affect me. And like P&I, the web-only move means just […]

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