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Digital Railroad's Phones Unanswered; PhotoShelter Offers DRR Users Special Deal
10/28/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY - Digital Railroad didn't even give it's users the courtesy of 24 hours to get their photographs off their servers.When users signed on this morning, waiting for them after the Digital Railroad log in today was this notice:"To our...
Digital Railroad Shuts Down; PhotoShelter Offers DRR Users A Special Deal
10/28/2008 // NEW YORK, NY - Digital Railroad didn't even give it's users the courtesy of 24 hours to get their photographs off their servers.When users signed on this morning, waiting for them after the Digital Railroad log in today was this notice:"To our...
Christian Science Monitor Shifts To 24/7 Web & Weekly Print Publication
10/28/2008 //  BOSTON, MA – After publishing a daily newspaper for more than 100 years, the Christian Science Monitor announced that in April 2009 it will switch to an emphasis on Web publishing and will print only a weekly weekend edition.By doing so the Monitor...
Surprise Gannett Layoffs: 3,000 Jobs, Another 10 Percent Before Christmas
10/28/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – Reacting to a second consecutive quarter of huge revenue losses, Gannett newspaper division chief Robert J. Dickey sent out a memo today disclosing mass involuntary layoffs, 10 percent of the company or about 3,000...
Digital Railroad Pulls The Plug; PhotoShelter Offers Digital Railroad Users A Special Deal
10/28/2008 // NEW YORK, NY - Digital Railroad didn't even give it's users the courtesy of 24 hours to get their photographs off their servers.When users signed on this morning, waiting for them after the Digital Railroad log in today was this notice:"To our...
600 May Be Laid Off From Time Inc.
10/28/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY  – There is a major reorganization coming for Time Inc. that could result in as many as 600 people being laid off, and the announcement is set to be made Tuesday evening, The New York Times is reporting tonight.Time Inc.'s chairman and...
TV Photographers Arrested At News Scenes
10/27/2008 // UPDATE: Late Monday Newark police said they have suspended special police officer Brian Sharif, the officer who arrested photographer Jim Quodomine, and that Newark police director Garry McCarthy – who was very disturbed by what he...
Los Angeles Times: 75 More News Jobs Axed
10/27/2008 //  LOS ANGELES, CA – Monday morning started for Los Angeles Times staffers with a memo from editor Russ Stanton announcing that 75 more news jobs would be cut by the end of the day, about 10 percent of the newly-...
New Federal Law Requires Safety Vests For Photographers On Roadways
10/23/2008 // By Alicia Wagner CalzadaSAN ANTONIO, TX (October 23, 2008) – A new law goes into effect on November 24, 2008, which will require all workers on federal highways to wear high visibility safety apparel, which apparently also includes...
Getty Images Buys Jupitermedia's Online Business For $96 Million
10/23/2008 // SEATTLE, WA– Getty Images today says it has agreed to buy Jupitermedia's online image unit for $96 million in cash. It was Getty's second attempt to buy the business in two years.Juptermedia's CEO and chairman Alan Meckler...

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