Ryan Naraine is one of our industry's most widely respected editorial voices on security. A former reporter for eWeek and Jupitermedia, Ryan currently blogs for ZDNet. His day job: an "evangelist" for Kaspersky Lab. As we discussed with News.com's Matt Asay two weeks ago, what are the new PR rules for dealing with journalists who also work for vendors? Is a basic disclosure statement enough?
As major tech publishers go through additional layoffs, shut down publications and generally disinvest in their editorial product, many experienced journalists are going to work creating vendor-driven editorial.
Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.