REFLECTIONS OF A NEWSOSAUR MUSINGS (AND OCCASIONAL URGENT WARNINGS) OF A VETERAN MEDIA EXECUTIVE, WHO FEARS OUR NEWS-GATHERING COMPANIES ARE STUMBLING TO EXTINCTION By Alan D. Mutter, June 5, 2013 More often than you would think, an editor or publisher will contact me to ask, “What should my digital strategy be?” The inquiry is alarming on a […]
By Susan Older Founder, Displaced Journalists I have a contact who is looking to assemble a small group of fairly regular content producers who, in his words, ideally have the following qualifications (in order of importance): 1. Strong writing skills: must be able to produce well researched, accurate, and very clean copy that does not require […]
Story editor—Washington, DC You are a seasoned news professional equally at home in 10,000 characters and 140. You love the narrative feature, the deep documents dive, the timely political scoop and the on-the-fly blog post. You make investigative stories more lyrical, lyrical ones more political. You relish working in a fast-paced setting, breaking news—and explaining the news. […]
Displaced Journalists reports that Mother Jones magazine is going to hire a Senior Project Manager for its Climate Desk. This new job for a journalists of stature will be based at one of Mother Jones’ three offices: San Francisco, New York, or Wasington, D.C.
Editor’s note: Lanita Pace-Hinton at the Knight Digital Media Center (based at UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism) shared this site, UXmyths.com, with me. It’s fascinating, whether you publish websites or just read them. This is the kind of stuff we, as journalists today, need to understand. This is just Myth 19, so don’t neglect to […]
Web Producer, Washington Week WETA, Arlington, VA Come be a part of WETA’s dynamic Washington Week team. WETA, Washington DC’s public broadcasting station has an exciting opportunity as a Web Producer for its production, Washington Week with Gwen Ifill. Washington Week is PBS’ longest-running public affairs series and features Washington’s top journalists analyzing the week’s top news stories […]
By Susan Older. Real World Media gets displaced journalists back to work. It reinvents journalism through Real World Media, a global network of fairly compensated reporters, photographers and videographers designed to get journalists back to work to fill the void created when news managers laid off their best staff members. This is not a content mill.
Editor’s note: The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., is taking applications for its August workshop in entrepreneurial journalism. I attended this workshop last July. I learned a great deal about starting my own business and how to make the most of my skills and ideas in the digital news and information marketplace. I reworked […]
DisplacedJournalists.com: The American Independent News Network (AINN) seeks a dynamic individual to manage the promotion of the Network’s amazing reporters and hot breaking stories to outside media, including to press and through social media.
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