When to Turn Down Freelance Writing Assignments

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Considering the number of unemployed (and underemployed) journalists right now, it can be tempting to take whatever freelance projects come your way. Can’t be too choosey in a down economy, now can we? Actually, I think freelancers should always be…

Should You Break News on Twitter? Do People Trust Social Media for News? How Should Journalists Use Facebook?

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Today, we have a group of how-to stories for journalists. We have an insight into Facebook’s new journalist page, some advice on how to break stories on your website from the ASNE,  and some tips on how to conduct a…

796 Newspaper Front Pages Cover bin Laden’s Death, Did Twitter First Break the Osama Story?

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Since we had some big news yesterday with Osama Bin Laden’s death, we have decided to focus today’s media and news roundup with stories revolving around this pressing story. We have some analysis on the way investigative technical writers and journalists…

Can Online Ever Generate More Revenue Than Print? Does Twitter Need an Editor? Where Does Your News Come From?

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For today’s media and journalism roundup, we have some new hires at Patch and Thomson Reuters. We also have some media analysis that examines how print and online revenue have evolved, and a study by MSNBC.com that investigates where our…

Eggers and Klosterman Join ESPN, 242 Most Influential Publications, How to Choose a Domain Name

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For today’s media and journalism stories, we have some ruminations on staying classy while increasing SEO, as well as some advice on how to pick a domain name for your outlet. ESPN signs on some high profile names including Dave…

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