Poynter :: Not long after he started working for Journatic, Ryan Smith felt there was something not quite right about what the company was doing. The Chicago freelance journalist started working for Journatic, which provides outsourced journalism work for newspapers, in January of 2011, and he was glad to have steady work, even if it paid $10 an hour with no benefits.
[Ryan Smith:] The whole thing continued to eat me up inside because I felt Journatic violated almost everything I believe in when it came to good journalism, and I felt like I need to do something about it.
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HT: Mathew Ingram, here:
it would be nice to think that things like Journatic aren't part of the future of journalism, but they probably are: bit.ly/NQOIoU— Mathew Ingram (@mathewi) July 1, 2012