Media Crossroads: How Are Women in Journalism Adapting to a Changing Media Landscape?
NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pressure on media outlets to provide non-stop content for new platforms with a reduced staff can take a toll, even on experienced journalists. Colleen DeBaise, former editor at The Wall Street Journal, acknowledged the changes:
"Technology completely revolutionized things, for better and for worse," DeBaise told Brett Savage Simon, Senior Media Relations Manager at PR Newswire. "It's hard to work in mainstream media these days and not feel those pressures."
In celebration of Women's History Month, PR Newswire for Journalists' Beyond Bylines blog will spotlight two women journalists and how changes in the news industry have influenced their career paths. The first spotlight focuses on DeBaise and the differences between her time as Small Business Editor at The Wall Street Journal and her current role as director of digital media at The Story Exchange, a non-profit news organization that profiles female business owners.
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