In Web World of 24/7 Stress, Writers Blog Till They Drop

Mr. Lam said he has worried his blogging staff might be burning out, and he urges them to take breaks, even vacations. But he said they face tremendous pressure — external, internal and financial. He said the evolution of the “pay-per-click” economy has put the emphasis on reader traffic and financial return, not journalism.

In Web World of 24/7 Stress, Writers Blog Till They Drop, by Matt Richtel

Uhm, ok, guess I am shutting my computer down now and relax.

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. i can relate!

    it’s my birthday + i’ll be up til the wee hours catching up on picking/announcing/emailing giveaway winners, writing about products…
    i have hundreds of emails i’ve never opened.
    i’ll get hunddreds more tomorrow.
    i can’t see how i’ll ever catch up.

  2. i read this yesterday and it made me think. but it also made me wonder, how healthy were the people that died before they started blogging? it seemed a bit one sided but interesting none the less.

  3. I know this problem of emails and thats the point ypu cannot stop it.