Mike Knoop


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NLRB Sets Deadline for Thomson Reuters Settlement

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Thomson Reuters and its unionized employees now have until April 28 to reach a settlement, or the National Labor Relations Board will issue a complaint against the company that will [...]

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Another Reminder: Send a Thank-You Note, Job Seekers

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Are you in the habit of sending thank-you notes after a job interview? In case you didn’t already know, here’s more evidence that it’s a practice worth keeping up with. [...]

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Job Openings Rise, But Market Remains Tough for Seekers

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The Economic Policy Institute analyzes some employment statistics released yesterday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showing that job openings were up by 352,000 in February. That may sound like [...]

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The British Are Hiring! And Other Job Listings

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Calling all Anglophiles — the British Embassy is looking for a Washington-based PR chief. We could load up this intro with numerous clichéd Britishisms, but we’ll cop some British reserve [...]

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Internet Ads Top Newspapers | Huffington Responds to Lawsuit | More Yesterday’s News

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An Internet Advertising Board report has revealed that for the first time, Internet ad sales surpassed newspaper sales last year, according to Business Insider. Revenue totaled $26 billion, edging out [...]

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Patch Sites to Grow Under AOL Ownership

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We’re not trying to be all-Huffington, all-the-time here, but such is the nature of media consolidation. There’s been a flurry of articles about the status of Patch.com following the HuffPo/AOL [...]

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Some Reactions to the Bloggers’ Suit Against HuffPo

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Our post yesterday about the news of unpaid bloggers taking the Huffington Post to court inspired some retweets and discussion, including this comment by Nicholas Roberts: I expect the argument [...]

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New Yorker’s Franzen Freebie | CPB Escapes Cuts | More Yesterday’s News

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Jonathan Franzen writing about his buddy David Foster Wallace? Sounds like crack to a certain breed of contemporary-lit fanboy (i.e., me), which might be why The New Yorker picked just [...]

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SF Journos Attest to Layoffs, Downsizing Over Past Decade

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The job churn among professional journalists in the San Francisco Bay Area has been dramatically documented by a new San Francisco Peninsula Press Club survey. According to the San Francisco [...]

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Unpaid HuffPo Bloggers File Class-Action Lawsuit

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The Huffington Post’s unpaid bloggers now want a chunk of the site’s $315 million sale to AOL, and today they’re angling for it in the form of a class-action lawsuit. [...]

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Tom Rosenstiel’s Myths about Journalism’s Future

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In The Washington Post, Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, lays out five myths about the future of journalism. After shooting them down, [...]

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NYT Traffic Down | YouTube Trumps iTunes | More Yesterday’s News

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Hitwise crunched some numbers and found that visits to NYTimes.com were down 5 percent to 15 percent during the first 12 days after the introduction of the website’s new pay [...]

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Loosecubes Pairs Up Workers and Office Spaces

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An article on Business Insider’s site tipped me off to the existence of this intriguing concept, Loosecubes. It’s like a CouchSurfing or a dating service for workers and offices. Independent [...]

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Jobs of the Day: WebMD, Electronic Arts and More

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If investigative reporting is your thing, you should know that The San Diego Union Tribune is looking for a watchdog reporter. “We want journalists with a sense of outrage who [...]

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WSJ: Couric, Lauer to Reunite?

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TV viewers may see a reunion of Katie Couric and Matt Lauer on a new daytime talk show, reports today’s Wall Street Journal. Citing unnamed sources, the Journal says Couric [...]