Tag Archives: Economy

More journalists join the ranks of the unemployed

Just read that the Baltimore Sun is laying off one-third of its newsroom staff. The Tribune company’s been floundering for awhile, trying to claw its way upward and out of bankruptcy, and I guess this is the latest effort. Reports … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Journalism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

And another one down..

Good-bye, Seattle Post-Intelligencer. On the heels of the Rocky Mountain News’ demise, comes the end of the P-I as it’s been known for nearly 150 years. At least the newspaper is not completely history; they’re still operating as an online … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fast. Good. Cheap. Pick two.

About ten years ago, I worked for a non-profit organization in Memphis, and we contracted with a local ad agency to produce some brochures for a  new fundraising campaign.  The agency, the name of which I have regrettably forgotten, was generously … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Freelancing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Disappointment sets in, with A-Rod’s steroid admission

The economy is in shambles. Our elected representatives are squabbling over an economic stimulus bill. People are losing their jobs in droves. Newspaper companies are hemmorhaging reporters and other staffers. Homes are being foreclosed. The numbers of the unemployed are … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Economy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A miracle

Anyone else feeling inspired by the Miracle on the Hudson? I don’t know exactly how Capt. Chesley Sullenberger managed to safely land that Airbus on the Hudson River after the plane’s engines blew out shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport … Continue reading

Posted in Amazing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment