As magazines and newspapers shutter and internet publications expand, more and more traditionally trained journalists are retooling their skills for a very different platform. With the internet and traditional media drawing closer together, it will be interesting to see where the future of media will lead.
The strange saga of Lynn Yaeger may offer a clue. The Village Voice's once-venerable doyenne of fashion, she found herself out on the street after 30 years at the magazine. In May's Vogue magazine, she documented her subsequent struggles to overcome life as a shopaholic, come to terms with the new face of media, and build a salary that is sufficient to her impressive needs.