Popularity Pays

Friday, November 03, 2006


Print journalists are accustomed to getting paid according to the length of their articles. But writers at the monthly magazine Business 2.0 are now being compensated on the basis of their popularity, as well. At least when it comes to their online output. Will giving journalists the same incentives as publishers have threaten editorial integrity? Business 2.0 editor Josh Quittner gives Bob an emphatic "no."

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