Earlier this week, Erick wrote about Ebyline – a new site, founded by some former LA Times-ers that promised to make it easier for talented freelance journalists to get gigs with legitimate publications. Or to put it another way, if Associated Content makes you want to kill yourself, Ebyline is the site for you.
But will editors actually use it? We invited Giga Om founder Om Malik to join us in the studio for this week’s ‘Why Is This News‘ to tell us whether he’ll be finding his next crop of writers from amongst Ebyline’s vetted and verified ranks.
Spoiler alert: no.