Laid off journalists to get free premium blog account

24 Nov 2008

With layoffs at newspapers continuing as media companies grope with reduced revenue and circulation, at least one company hopes to help. Six Apart, a software vendor that makes the popular TypePad and MoveableType blogging platforms, has launched the “TypePad Journalist Bailout Program.”

The idea is that TypePad will give

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.