Bloggers at Reuters' FindLaw sue for overtime, meal breaks

SF Weekly

The lawyer representing the 50 or so former and current FindLaw writers says the employees were encouraged to skip lunch breaks and keep churning out copy. Most writers worked on average 60 hours a week, he says, but weren't paid for the overtime. || Over at AOL... Patricia Chui, the Moviefone editor-in-chief who offered fired freelancers the chance to work for free, has been fired. || Earlier: "I wanted to clarify a couple of things about the email I sent earlier today," writes Chui.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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