Escape from newspapers while you can! At this rate, everyone will be laid off. Did you leave on your own terms? Or did someone else make that decision for you? Were you “involuntarily separated?” Let’s help each other get through this!
Take your journalism skills to a new industry that appreciates and wants you. Post job listings, tips, resources and personal experiences. Rework that resume and cover letter. Get the skills you need. Try to stop reading Romenesko every day and let go of an industry that doesn’t care about or deserve you.
Journalism and the newspaper industry are two different things. We are still passionate about journalism and its role in our democracy. We can still do it in new and innovative ways. The newspaper industry is an abusive relationship. We keep getting beat up but we keep coming back because we love him. It’s time to leave.
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