‘A general atmosphere of ambient dread’: Text journalists fear (and resent) The Great Pivot to Video

by Lucia Moses
In June, MTV News announced in June it was shifting resources from long-form journalism to video, shedding around a dozen staffers in the process. As the targeted were called into an office one by one, a familiar feeling came over the newsroom. “There was a general atmosphere of ambient dread because half your friends have been fired this month already,” recalled an ex-staffer, ...Read the full article