Journalism job opening with Scientology Freedom magazine: "You adjust to us"

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Journalism job opening with Scientology Freedom magazine: "You adjust to us, not the other way around"

Tony Ortega: Join Freedom, travel the world, meet interesting people, and smear them (2nd item)

http://tonyortega.org/2016/09/22/th...goes-on-sale-as-an-audiobook-on-september-29/

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Hey, Scientology is hiring! Although the ad at JournalismJobs.com is pretty well camouflaged, one of our fellow reporter friends saw through it and tipped us off about it. Take a look at the language and you’ll see what we mean: David Miscavige is paying top dollar to fill his Freedom magazine offices at the new Scientology Media Productions studio in Los Angeles:

We are an international publisher. We have established magazines and online distribution; we are ramping up broadcasting and additonal [sic] online dimensions of our news products. We are based in California, and have offices elsewhere in the United States and Europe, and will be opening new offices across the globe. We have a religious aspect to what we do, and a definite point of view. You adjust to us, not the other way around. We uncover government and corporate corruption, investigate and explain major social issues. We love to expose bigotry, and racial, religious and ethnic hatred.

We pay very well, but we aren’t looking for journalistic mercenaries. What we do seek are top-line investigative journalists and long-form journalism stylists who can produce content worthy of the best magazines. As we add to our online work, and as we develop major news broadcasting endeavors, we want content creators and managers who are versatile at multiple platforms.

Heh. “You adjust to us, not the other way around.”

Whatever you say, C.O.B., sir!


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TheOriginalBigBlue

Gold Meritorious Patron
Journalism job opening with Scientology Freedom magazine: "You adjust to us, not the other way around"

Tony Ortega: Join Freedom, travel the world, meet interesting people, and smear them (2nd item)

http://tonyortega.org/2016/09/22/th...goes-on-sale-as-an-audiobook-on-september-29/

* * * * * BEGIN EXCERPT * * * * *

Hey, Scientology is hiring! Although the ad at JournalismJobs.com is pretty well camouflaged, one of our fellow reporter friends saw through it and tipped us off about it. Take a look at the language and you’ll see what we mean: David Miscavige is paying top dollar to fill his Freedom magazine offices at the new Scientology Media Productions studio in Los Angeles:
We are an international publisher. We have established magazines and online distribution; we are ramping up broadcasting and additonal [sic] online dimensions of our news products. We are based in California, and have offices elsewhere in the United States and Europe, and will be opening new offices across the globe. We have a religious aspect to what we do, and a definite point of view. You adjust to us, not the other way around. We uncover government and corporate corruption, investigate and explain major social issues. We love to expose bigotry, and racial, religious and ethnic hatred.

We pay very well, but we aren’t looking for journalistic mercenaries. What we do seek are top-line investigative journalists and long-form journalism stylists who can produce content worthy of the best magazines. As we add to our online work, and as we develop major news broadcasting endeavors, we want content creators and managers who are versatile at multiple platforms.

Heh. “You adjust to us, not the other way around.”

Whatever you say, C.O.B., sir!


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Is "long-form journalism stylists" a euphemism for Shermanspeak?


The first (metered) interview question will be, "Are you a journalist intending to write a story about Scientology?" Awkward.
 

hummingbird

Patron with Honors
Journalism job opening with Scientology Freedom magazine: "You adjust to us, not the other way around"

Tony Ortega: Join Freedom, travel the world, meet interesting people, and smear them (2nd item)

Heh. “You adjust to us, not the other way around.”

Whatever you say, C.O.B., sir!

That's "SIR! Whatever you say, C.O.B, SIR!!," you maggot!!!

(My hubby was a drill instructor in the U.S. Army. He's training me right. :yes:)

Gotta give them props for showing the true nature of the job off the get-go.
 

guanoloco

As-Wased
"Must be willing to scrub toilets with toothbrush and salute dogs".

And "HIP! HIP! HOORAY!" L. Ron Meth-Mouth

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TheOriginalBigBlue

Gold Meritorious Patron
Journalism job opening with Scientology Freedom magazine: "You adjust to us, not the other way around"

Tony Ortega: Join Freedom, travel the world, meet interesting people, and smear them (2nd item)

http://tonyortega.org/2016/09/22/th...goes-on-sale-as-an-audiobook-on-september-29/

* * * * * BEGIN EXCERPT * * * * *

Hey, Scientology is hiring! Although the ad at JournalismJobs.com is pretty well camouflaged, one of our fellow reporter friends saw through it and tipped us off about it. Take a look at the language and you’ll see what we mean: David Miscavige is paying top dollar to fill his Freedom magazine offices at the new Scientology Media Productions studio in Los Angeles:
We are an international publisher. We have established magazines and online distribution; we are ramping up broadcasting and additonal [sic] online dimensions of our news products. We are based in California, and have offices elsewhere in the United States and Europe, and will be opening new offices across the globe. We have a religious aspect to what we do, and a definite point of view. You adjust to us, not the other way around. We uncover government and corporate corruption, investigate and explain major social issues. We love to expose bigotry, and racial, religious and ethnic hatred.

We pay very well, but we aren’t looking for journalistic mercenaries. What we do seek are top-line investigative journalists and long-form journalism stylists who can produce content worthy of the best magazines. As we add to our online work, and as we develop major news broadcasting endeavors, we want content creators and managers who are versatile at multiple platforms.

Heh. “You adjust to us, not the other way around.”

Whatever you say, C.O.B., sir!


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We have a religious aspect to what we do,

and a definite point of view.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndxitY4eYas
 

Cat's Squirrel

Gold Meritorious Patron
Yes, it looks to me as though what they want is someone who will dig up dirt on Scientology's enemies (bearing in mind that they define the word "enemy" very flexibly, i.e. someone who isn't totally on board with Command Intention) whilst at the same time keeping schtum about any outpoints they may observe with any Scientologists or Scn-related organisations they might encounter along the way.

"We have a religious aspect to what we do, and a definite point of view."

“You adjust to us, not the other way around.”

Interesting that they feel the need to spell both of those out from the start instead of revealing them at the interview, once the applicant's confidence has been gained to some extent.

Any journalist worth his or her salt is surely going to smell a rat here right from the get-go, so a couple of questions occur to me here;

1 / Who exactly do they think they are going to entice with this ad?

and 2 / Why are they outsourcing this anyway, instead of finding someone within Scn who knows how to write (and there must be some left), would be willing to do the job for staff pay and whose discretion could be assured?
 
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Ogsonofgroo

Crusader
Is "long-form journalism stylists" a euphemism for Shermanspeak?


The first (metered) interview question will be, "Are you a journalist intending to write a story about Scientology?" Awkward.

Lolol, iow how to turn a one paragraph topic into pages and pages of gibberish, erm, I mean content, pages of content....

:eyeroll:

:p
 

Ogsonofgroo

Crusader
Your first project with the magazine will be to rewrite our "Help Wanted" ads.

Super Lit jestaintwhudeeduzed2B.

:hysterical:

"Your first mission, should you decide to accept it, is a 10 page spread on 'Adjusting to us' : Should you decide to further your career Jim, glossy photo-shoops class #101 is a must, then its all down hill from there. Please be aware of the value of the knowledge you will be given, it will, of course, be deducted from your awesome pay..."


:whistling:
 

TheOriginalBigBlue

Gold Meritorious Patron
:hysterical:

"Your first mission, should you decide to accept it, is a 10 page spread on 'Adjusting to us' : Should you decide to further your career Jim, glossy photo-shoops class #101 is a must, then its all down hill from there. Please be aware of the value of the knowledge you will be given, it will, of course, be deducted from your awesome pay..."


:whistling:

Contract - 1 page

Waiver - 50 pages

Non-Disclosure Agreement - 100 pages
 

ILove2Lurk

Lisbeth Salander
. . .
A definite career killer.

Writer will be trying to scrub off his involvement from google search
results for the rest of his life. And it definitely won't scrub off.

Internet is forever.
:shrug:
 
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