Rachel Kaufman


‘FT’ Paid Subscriptions Up 9% in 2008, Still Firing People: Wha?

The iconic pink paper is actually making money(!) from paid subscriptions, according to an earnings statement from Financial Times‘ owner. According to Pearson, which owns and operates Financial Times, FT.com, […]

Random House Acquires Ten Speed Press, Layoffs Imminent?

From GalleyCat: Three months after massive restructuring at Random House, the conglomerate has purchased the California-based publisher, Ten Speed Press. Neither company revealed details of the sale, but Ten Speed […]

What’s going on at Florida newspapers?

A cover story in Florida Trend this month is trying to answer exactly that question. Amid the usual heart-stopping statistics (circulation is down, layoffs, layoffs, layoffs!) are some interesting notes: […]

Job Losses Escalated in February

Preliminary economic reports for February, released yesterday from Bloomberg, hint that it’s not just bad, it’s getting worse. This is not exactly surprising, but it’s worth looking at the numbers: […]

Welcome to MediaJobsDaily

Today marks the kickoff of MediaJobsDaily, mediabistro.com’s blog covering all things jobs-related for media professionals, recruiters, and HR. Want to know who’s hiring, who’s firing? Who’s innovating, with new new-media […]

Drinking? At the Press Club?

Fishbowl’s live blogging operative was strategically placed in the audience of today’s journalism panel at the National Press Club. In honor of this audience being primarily “working” journalists, he thought […]