television http://tspr.org en The Folly of TV News Ratings http://tspr.org/post/folly-tv-news-ratings <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss the problems with television viewership numbers as measured during so-called “sweeps” periods. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:07:11 +0000 Rich Egger 54265 at http://tspr.org The Folly of TV News Ratings Media Jobs = Low Pay http://tspr.org/post/media-jobs-low-pay <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss a recent item on the <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/02/28/13-surprisingly-low-paying-jobs/" target="_blank">Forbes website</a> that lists reporters and announcers among the 13 surprisingly low-paid jobs.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The magazine used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It found the mean annual income for reporters and correspondents is $43,640. The bottom 10% make $20,000.</p><p>The mean annual income for radio and television announcers is $40,510. The bottom 10% make $17,150.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:06:37 +0000 Rich Egger 29931 at http://tspr.org Media Jobs = Low Pay