Some writing gigs require that writers be familiar with some specialized subject matter. But Yahoo! has no such arbitrary restrictions on its writers. Subject-area experts need not apply to write for Yahoo!.
The writer for Yahoo! omg!, Yahoo!’s celebrity and entertainment news site, can’t spell Kristin Chenoweth:
The one for Yahoo! Shine, Yahoo!’s women’s site, can’t spell the names of two women: Morticia Addams:
and Jordyn Wieber:
The movie maven on Yahoo! Movies doesn’t know Ronald Colman:
and doesn’t know that he’s not a fabric softener, he’s Robert Downey Jr.:
and she’s the actress Erin Wilhelmi: