Monday | Sept. 8 | Got news, or a question?

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12 Responses to “Monday | Sept. 8 | Got news, or a question?”

  1. Jim Hopkins Says:

    I’ve just started this new open-comments string. You can always return to earlier editions by clicking on the Real Time Comments label in the blue sidebar, to the right.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    I’m curious how the college newspaper acquisition in Tallahassee turned out. Anyone out there have any information on that? Rumor is, it’s for sale.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    re:az rep pressroom

    last week out of 35 “layed off” pressman some of them got shifts. some even got 5 because of other pressman taking vac or personal days.the beakdown is as follows

    15 or so got 5 (i forgot to count doh!!)
    2 got 4
    1 got 3
    1 got 2
    3 got 1
    11 got 0 shifts

    try to raise a family on that

    az pressman

  4. Anonymous Says:

    added to the above

    some of the weeks papers were bigger then management expect and that resulted in more available shifts also

    az pressman

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Just wondering if the “good enough is good enough” mystery is now considered solved and if it’s true what at least one poster said—that it wasn’t supposed to apply to news content?

  6. Anonymous Says:

    az pressman…so they laid you off then hired some of you back for limited shifts?

  7. Anonymous Says:

    “good enough is good enough” ranks up there with SCJ’s proclaiming in 1995 “the information super highway is a dirt road”.

  8. Anonymous Says:

    Anonymous said…
    “good enough is good enough” ranks up there with SCJ’s proclaiming in 1995 “the information super highway is a dirt road”.

    Geeez, the lady didn’t need glasses but a super huge looking glass. Talking about the blind leading the blind………. LOL!

  9. Anonymous Says:

    good enough is good enough came frist from the AP.

  10. Anonymous Says:

    to 4:35 PM

    i’m “lucky” enough to have the seniority to get a steady 5 shifts.

    az pressman

  11. Anonymous Says:

    Hey pressman—
    Was your job eliminated and did you get the axe?
    Are you an employee or independent contractor now?
    One more question if I may. Are you doing exactly what you did before, or is the job different now?
    Thanks. Glad to you you’re working so much!!!

  12. az pressman Says:

    a lot of shifts were eliminated i just have enough seniority to still get 5 steady shifts a week. all pressmen in az are employees not independent contractors. i’m still doing the same tasks at work just less guys doing those tasks. yes i’m also thankful to be getting 5 shifts tho like most of my smart coworkers am looking for new non-newspaper employment.

    thanks for your thoughts
    az pressman

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