Commentary

Outsourcing journalists

Think most journalists are already suspicious of outsourcing? Now imagine if this becomes a trend: [Reuters] told its editorial employees in an electronic posting late last week that it planned to hire six journalists in Bangalore, India, to do basic financial reporting on 3,000 small to medium-size American companies.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.