TheStreet.com to pay contributors based on page views

Chris Roush

Chris Roush is the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a former business journalist for Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is the author of the leading business reporting textbook "Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication" and "Thinking Things Over," a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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8 Responses

  1. Larry Grimes says:

    Are you kidding me. This is truly insulting. I would hope any legitimate journalist would tell the Street to take a hike. Your contributions and insights are far more valuable to investors.

  1. March 24, 2014

    […] metrics is already fairly commonplace, and seems to be spreading: as Carr mentions, TheStreet.com is launching a new program to attract writers and will pay them based on pageviews, and The Daily Caller is introducing a […]

  2. November 6, 2016

    […] the beginning of the month, TheStreet.com, a site that covers the stock market, announced it was expanding its platform to include new voices, and that contributors would be paid by the click. A contributor who receives […]

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