Trend In Pay Rates For Journalists Today

Mark Glaser reports on the current trend in pay rates for online journalists:

With the rise of content farms such as Demand Media and Examiner, and the recent AOL/Huffington Post merger, there has been a lot of talk about how much writers are being paid online. On the farms, the only way for writers or copy editors to get high pay is to work very fast — likely with poor results. And Huffington Post and many other group blogs rely on an army of contributors who aren’t paid at all.

Continue reading:

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2011/03/a-twitter-chat-about-writer-pay-rates-in-the-digital-age076.html

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