Every journalist needs a Plan B Paid Members Public
Have you prepared your post-journalism back-up plan? [http://charman-anderson.com/2016/01/20/every-journalist-needs-a-plan-b/] On a day I met with a talented, digital-centric former colleague who has recently been made redundant, this piece by Kevin Anderson strikes a nerve: > Last summer, I noticed that a college classmate had joined a
Corporate trust is the first victim of redundancy Paid Members Public
John Robinson on laying off journalists [http://johnlrobinson.com/2015/04/laying-off-journalists/]: > In the ensuing days, it was clear that a bond between the company and the employee was broken. The deal had been this: They would work hard, do good work, miss family dinners, have coworkers critique their work,
Next steps, two years on Paid Members Public
Why you shouldn’t be a freelancer [http://robertnealan.com/stop-freelancing/], you should be a company: > Remember, you’re not a no-strings-attached temporary employee, you’re an expert in your field whom clients come to because they want the best product possible and can trust to guide them in the
A silence, and an anniversary... Paid Members Public
Apologies for the sudden outbreak of silence around here – look on it as the lull before the storm, if you like. This week is likely to be quiet, as I’m deep in a deadline crunch or five, with Hazel’s christening and a trip to Paris [http://www.onemanandhisblog.
New starts, several times over... Paid Members Public
[https://i1.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2012/05/new-view.jpg] Blimey. It’s been a bit quiet around here, hasn’t it? Here’s why: I’ve just moved. We finally have the house we have been working towards for the past five years or so, and
Redundancy: One Month on Paid Members Public
How is my working life going, one month after RBI made me redundant?
Our Turbulent National Press Paid Members Public
We’ve had the digital exodus from The Guardian. We’ve had the dethroning of [Will Lewis](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lewis_%28journalist%29 "William Lewis (journalist)") at *The Telegraph*.And now, [The Guardian](http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/organgrinder/2010/may/13/times-paywall-job-cuts) and [journalism.co.