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What does life look like after editing a major metro newspaper?

The ivory tower of academia is very attractive to a lot of former newspaper editors, but it's not the only hotspot.

Now we can compile our own news feeds, does the world need editors? Their power is diminishing, writes <b>Gideon Haigh</b> in the fourth chapter of his <a href="http://www.crikey.com.au/topic/brave-news-world/">investigative special for <em>Crikey</em></a> on the future of the media.

Brave News World: is the era of the editor over?

Now we can compile our own news feeds, does the world need editors? Their power is diminishing, writes Gideon Haigh in the fourth chapter of his investigative special for Crikey on the future of the media.

Editors rarely sue for defamation in the modern era, for many good reasons, writes <b>Mark Pearson</b>, professor of journalism at Bond University.

Why editors rarely sue for defamation

Editors rarely sue for defamation in the modern era, for many good reasons, writes Mark Pearson, professor of journalism at Bond University.

The 'women undersell themselves, men oversell themselves' issue continues, with <em>The Awl</em> comparing how different men and women freelancers pitch stories to them. Men are direct, women are apologetic.

The difference between men and women freelancers

The 'women undersell themselves, men oversell themselves' issue continues, with The Awl comparing how different men and women freelancers pitch stories to them. Men are direct, women are apologetic.

Editors pen a note of appreciation to the editor's saviour: Google. Where else but Google can give the answer to questions like "do Burgher Sri Lankans have blue eyes?" and "is there a hyphen in 'strong, silent type'?".

The secret to being an editor

Editors pen a note of appreciation to the editor's saviour: Google. Where else but Google can give the answer to questions like "do Burgher Sri Lankans have blue eyes?" and "is there a hyphen in 'strong, silent type'?".

Usually being a writer and being an editor was a complete different kettle of fish. But is it actually advantageous for a young author to work in the publishing industry or does that just cause writing and reading fatigue?

Want to write a book? Become an editor

Usually being a writer and being an editor was a complete different kettle of fish. But is it actually advantageous for a young author to work in the publishing industry or does that just cause writing and reading fatigue?

AOL -- owner of big-name websites like <a href="http://www.tmz.com">TMZ</a>, <a href="http://www.politicsdaily.com">Politics Daily</a> and <a href="http://www.popeater.com">Popeater</a> -- is creating an algorithm to automatically assign stories and pay rates to freelancers, based on web searchers and stats.

AOL to replace human editors with robots

AOL -- owner of big-name websites like TMZ, Politics Daily and Popeater -- is creating an algorithm to automatically assign stories and pay rates to freelancers, based on web searchers and stats.

With the advent of self-publishing and blogs, we need good editors more (not less) than ever, writes <b>Anne Trubek</b>. We did the growing of the web, she says, now we need to do the pruning.

Good editors still matter

With the advent of self-publishing and blogs, we need good editors more (not less) than ever, writes Anne Trubek. We did the growing of the web, she says, now we need to do the pruning.

<em>Forbes</em> look at this year's power players in the fashion press for 2009, a year where <em>The September Issue</em>, <em>Project Runway</em> and <em>America's Next Top Model</em> all shook up the movers and shakers.

The year’s most powerful fashion mag editors

Forbes look at this year's power players in the fashion press for 2009, a year where The September Issue, Project Runway and America's Next Top Model all shook up the movers and shakers.

Yesterday Labor did marginally better at this salesman's game as measured by Crikey's The Daily Verdict., writes Richard Farmer.

The Daily Verdict: Day 25

Yesterday Labor did marginally better at this salesman's game as measured by Crikey's The Daily Verdict., writes Richard Farmer.

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