TheStreet.com to pay contributors based on page views

Chris Roush

Chris Roush is the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He was previously 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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