Advance Defends Bonuses for Reporters Who Post Frequently and Join Comment Chains
Posted: 3/31/2014  |  By: Rick Edmonds | Poynter
Advance’s quota and bonus system at The Oregonian came in for heavy criticism last week, prompting a rejoinder from the typically close-mouthed private company.  

In a note to senior executives shared with Poynter, Advance Local’s President Randy Siegel says that each newsroom “decides how to structure its own bonus program and what qualitative and quantitative criteria will be used.”