Daily Journal (California)

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I did not enjoy working here.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Daily Journal (California)

Pros

Good work/life balance. Great coworkers.

Cons

Terrible pay and unpleasant management

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Don't plan on staying here for long.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Daily Journal (California)

    Pros

    It's a job in journalism in a major U.S. city. You'll get a steady paycheck because this newspaper is financially solvent. You'll also cover major figures in California's legal community.

    Cons

    Low pay and lousy benefits. The bosses excessively micromanage their employees and exhibit an attitude towards them that is disdainful at best and abusive at worst. Screaming and threats are not unheard of there. There's a high turnover rate there for good reason. The paper's pay wall is so high that few stories make it into the general news circulation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop screaming at your employees. Stop treating your workers like infants. Start promoting your reporters' work. Start learning that micromanagement demoralizes your workforce.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Cost-cutting editor fostered an environment of negativity

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    Former Employee - Legal Writer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Legal Writer in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Daily Journal (California) full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    My job was essentially over by the print deadline so the rest of the day was surfing the web or reading books.

    Cons

    There were some very nice folks and some extremely petty nasty folks. Unfortunately, the petty nasty folks were the ones in charge.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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