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  1. Great company, great people, great people.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Salon Media Group full-time (more than 3 years)

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    Everyone is exceptionally intelligent and friendly. Zero workplace politics. An exuberance of freedom and flexibility. And overall a company you can be proud to say you work for.


    While the health benefits are very comprehensive, the salary compensation is kind of on the low end. And there isn't really a lot of opportunity for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. People really appreciate when you're not breathing down their neck and trust that they will deliver quality work on time with just the right amount of direction.

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    Hollow support for the American worker: they pay their writers nothing.

    Former Contractor - Freelance Journalist
    Former Contractor - Freelance Journalist

    I worked at Salon Media Group as a contractor (less than a year)


    People will see your work on Salon. They may assume you have been reasonably compensated for the time you've put in.


    For all the articles they run about the outrage of unpaid internships, they pay an awful lot of writers a $100-honorarium per article for work that may require hours of research and reporting. While they tag articles "workers rights," they're screwing their own workers by demanding we work for next to nothing.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your workers with money, rather than with the promise of "visibility."

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