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The 'New Haven Advocate,' Outsourcednew

Wondering about the limits of outsourcing local news, particularly alternative journalism, the New Haven Advocate outsourced an entire issue of the paper to India.
New Haven Advocate  |  New Haven Advocate  |  06-02-2009  |  Media

'Outsourced': A Comedy of Job Lossnew

Outsourced is a bright comedy about greedy American corporations, low-wage Indian workers, cultural incomprehension and the bonds that can form across all barriers by people of good will-especially, but not only, if they fall in love.
Shepherd Express  |  David Luhrssen  |  09-05-2008  |  Reviews

Hallmark Cares Enough to Send the Very Best ... Jobs to Chinanew

How did Kansas City's card maker bank $4.4 billion in revenue last year? Partly by sending hometown jobs to China.
The Pitch  |  Eric Barton  |  05-21-2008  |  Business & Labor

Bouncing Backnew

Most of the 5,000 workers who were laid off when Oracle bought and killed PeopleSoft have landed on their feet and put the past behind them.
East Bay Express  |  Chris Thompson  |  01-09-2006  |  Business & Labor

Say 'Adios' to Those Creative Jobs, Amigonew

A consideration of the economics of Spanish-language newspapers provides a glimpse into the global future of creative work.
East Bay Express  |  Chris Thompson  |  11-07-2005  |  Media

Outsource to Arkansasnew

It is contradictory, but not a surprise, that the same people who celebrate free-market economics and the independent entrepreneurial spirit are the champions of tax breaks and financial giveaways for big corporations.
Arkansas Times  |  Warwick Sabin  |  10-15-2004  |  Commentary

Transcription Done Abroad Jeopardizes Patient Privacynew

A medical transcription service in India threatens to post U.S. patients' records on the Web unless it's paid a certain amount for its services.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Tara Servatius  |  08-07-2004  |  Science

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