Signs you may be getting fired from your media job

1. Your computer has been replaced by a Speak and Spell.
2. There is now a bouncer outside the newsroom door.
3. Your phone calls are forwarded to a call center in India.
4. Your boss just stole your stapler…

I was saving this post to assuage journalists who have been caught in the wave of layoffs, but ironically I myself have just been laid off from my job as part of Time Inc.’s massive restructuring.

10,000 Words will continue as usual because this blog is my passion and a chance to share everything I’ve learned and am learning with the world. I take solace in the fact that my varied skill set makes me a rare find within the journalism industry and I look forward to the challenges the next step in my career will bring. Thanks to everyone for your support and keep reading!

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