"For reporters and editors tired of layoffs and buyouts, [brand journalism] offers a middle ground between journalism and copywriting — a way to take home a decent paycheck without feeling like you’ve sold out completely."
"There was a time when I never thought I would consider working for Ebony. It was just that that wasn’t what I was interested in. But Time and Newsweek are no longer Time and Newsweek, and newspapers have shrunk. Journalism as we once knew it is gone."