In May 2017, IDG laid off Keith Shaw after 21 years of service. Today he’s EIC of seven-year-old Robotics Business Review (RBR), based down the road from IDG headquarters in Framingham, Mass. RBR’s audience isn’t anywhere near IDG size — about 150,000 uniques per month — but Keith and his team cover one of the most exciting tech segments on the planet.
Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.