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Ehh....they need to wake up

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I have been working at New York Times

Pros

Prestige, cafeteria, free newspapers, lovely building. Management very easy going, almost too lax. Sort of like nero fiddling while Rome burning

Cons

Slow moving, still stuck in the past. Wish they would be more forward thinking and embrace technology. Stop keeping everything so inside.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

get with the times. Promote from within. Pay your staff comparable. I'm leaving for greener pastures since your salaries are so behind the times

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    There's no better newspaper to work at in these times.

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    Current Employee - Staff Editor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Staff Editor in New York, NY

    I have been working at New York Times

    Pros

    Great paper. Not afraid to spend money to cover a story. Great journalists. Very creative people, for the most part. A generally convivial atmosphere and spirit of teamwork. Everyone generally takes great pride in tthe paper.

    Cons

    A few bad apples, but that's true anywhere. An increasingly heavy emphasis on the digital side, which I realize is necessary to keep the paper economically viable but which also puts much more pressure on staff editors and, I'm sure, reporters, with no increase in salary and, in fact, a decrease these last few years in the number of employees. Often, not as much time for copy editors to work on a story as was once the case, partly because of so many extra tasks related to the Web site.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure that the young digital staff you are hiring are more skilled in editing, to take some of the burden off editors trying to put out the traditional print editions.

    Recommends
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  2.  

    A great place to learn but not to grow

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tuscaloosa, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tuscaloosa, AL

    I have been working at New York Times

    Pros

    Good sales training from corporate office. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Didn't make enough money compared to similar positions in other cities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better communication with employees and recognition for meeting goals.

    Doesn't Recommend
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