I had known of the decimation of my profession: I’d read the statistics, seen the news articles, watched old friends pushed from jobs as bureau chiefs, editors, senior reporters, into the free fall of freelance. For most of the past century, journalists could rely on career stability.But the texture of their Lomanesque despair surprised me. I’m chatting with a longtime friend, a great investigative reporter who was pushed out of a big-city daily. Newspapers were an intermediary between advertisers and the public; it was as if their presses printed money.“Only the music of the flute,” writes Miller, “is left on the darkening stage….” I heard this flute’s dirge throughout last summer and fall, as I made the rounds talking with downsized journalists—men and women who had gotten hooked on the profession as young, ink-stained idealists, only to find themselves cast out in mid- or later life. An e-mail arrives with the subject “Journalist, with inquiry about homelessness.” The sender thanks me for my 1985 book on the traveling homeless—because he’s now one of them after losing a journalism job. bike west, temporarily camped out in Kingman [Arizona], and I have lived under many a bush and in a few hostels along the way. In 2007, there were 55,000 full-time journalists at nearly 1,400 daily papers; in 2015, there were 32,900, according to a census by the American Society of News Editors and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Florida International University.
While fighting a turf war normally there are 3 waves, ie you survive the first wave and then the second and when you survive the third "the hood is yours".Prostitution is one branch of the sex industry, along with pornography, stripping, and erotic dancing.The legal status of prostitution varies from country to country (sometimes from region to region within a given country), ranging from being permissible but unregulated, to an enforced or unenforced crime, or a regulated profession.It is sometimes referred to euphemistically as "the world's oldest profession" in the English-speaking world. Brothels are establishments specifically dedicated to prostitution.In escort prostitution, the act may take place at the client's residence or hotel room (referred to as out-call), or at the escort's residence or a hotel room rented for the occasion by the escort (in-call). Although the majority of prostitutes are female and have male clients, a prostitute can be, and have clients, of any gender or sexual orientation.