Not everyone who was spared in the Business 2.0 meltdown is going to Fortune.
Erick Schonfeld, who was an editor-at-large based in New York, has decided to end his 14-year career and jump to Michael Arrington’s influential blog, TechCrunch.
“It’s true,” said Schonfeld, “I’ve accepted a position to be co-editor at TechCrunch.”
“There was a ‘Schindler’s List’ [of Business 2.0 staffers who would be spared] at one point, but I took my name off it so I’d be eligible for a severance package,” he said
Mr. Schonfeld, as someone who left the comforting rituals of the print world for the wilds of the Web many years ago, I can assure you that career continuation remains a possibility. But even at this late date, I guess, there remains the possibility that colleagues and peers will consider you to have fallen off the edge of the earth…
(Here’s Schonfeld’s post about his move.)
[tags]media, journalism, errors[/tags]
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