Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Laid off editor seeks job in new administration

David Weir, former managing editor of Rolling Stone and Salon.com, has been laid off from his most recent job at a start-up called Predictify, where readers to predict trends in current events. Weir tells the SF Weekly that young journalists need to keep fighting the good fight during troubling times. He adds, "I also, today, did something I've never before done since my days as a Peace Corps Volunteer. I applied for a job with the Obama administration."

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