TITLE

The Last Day of a Great Ride

AUTHOR(S)
Sennott, Charles M.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2008, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers opinions on newspapers and journalism. He explains his decision to take an employee buyout from his former job as a reporter for "The Boston Globe" newspaper as prompted by the desire to continue working as a foreign correspondent, a position no longer available there. "The Globe" is both praised as an excellent newspaper and presented as an example of the financial challenges facing the newspaper industry. The author describes his new position at an online journalism Web site devoted to foreign news.
ACCESSION #
33321198

 

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