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A Bureau Of One

Justin Martin argues that the "word bureau should be retired when used to describe a single employee": A 2011 report in the American Journalism Review found that the number of full time foreign correspondents employed by US newspapers declined steeply...
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Loneliness at the Foreign ‘Bureau’

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review (3 years ago)

The Washington Post has 16 foreign “bureaus,” and 12 of them consist of just a single reporter, according to the newspaper’s website. The four remaining bureaus all consist of two journalists. Is the Post using the word bureau a bit... Read Post

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation news release text

Industries : (2 years ago)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employer costs for employee compensation averaged $30.80 per hour worked in September 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Wages and salaries averaged $21.32 per hour worked and a... Read Post

Columnist: One Foreign Correspondent Does Not Equal a Bureau

Industries / Media : FishbowlLA (3 years ago)

Columbia Journalism Review columnist Justin D. Martin thinks it’s time for newspapers like the LA Times and Washington Post to stop referring to single, foreign-posted employees as a bureau. Combing through a 2011 American Journalis... Read Post

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