TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

U.S. Government Quitting Print Media

government04.23.09.pngIn a cost saving measure, the Department of Homeland Security told its employees to give up subscriptions to papers such as The New York Times and the Washington Post, as well as magazines including Time.

But don’t worry, our government won’t be wandering around blindly without its news. Why? As the AP reports, the Feds aren’t worried because “most publications can be found online on an in-house Web site.”

If even Uncle Sam is taking the news for free, can there be any hope for the survival of print?

Mediabistro Course

Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now!