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08/05/2009 4:00 AM |

MOST DEPRESSING REVELATION REGARDING THE FINANCIAL REALITIES OF MAGAZINE JOURNALISM: Dan Baum’s Per Annum
As recounted in his epic Twitter tale of his rise and fall at the New Yorker, Dan Baum made $90,000 a year, with no benefits, during his tenure at the magazine. Which, you know, isn’t the most penurious state of affairs, but still, for a man who’s reached what’s widely considered the absolute peak of his field.

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