The website was created by a former journalist who cut short his young career in the news business to work in political communications in Illinois. But he insists his decision to change paths was not driven by anger.
Kiyoshi Martinez, 23, who worked as Web editor for Chicago area community newspapers, said he was “disappointed” in his young journalism career about the direction of the industry.
In early February, the same month he quit journalism, Martinez launched his website after reading a study on burnout among newspaper journalists, which sparked his interest in knowing what was on reporters’ minds.
The Press Gets To Vent
April 2, 2008 By Leave a Comment