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 […]
NPR National Public Radio has a job opening in the D.C. metro area for a Deputy Managing Editor.
Susan older DisplacedJournalists.com news sites lose reader trust when they publish errors and sloppy copy.
Displaced Journalists: Apply by April 15 at 11:59 PDT to receive a multimedia editing fellowship from the Maynard Institute at the Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevado-Reno.
Displaced Journalists reports: The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Visiting Business Journalism Professor’s Program will begin January 2012, with a visiting professors assigned to four campuses to teach business journalism coursework during a semester in residence.
Editor’s note: We have plenty of members of the Displaced Journalists community who work at news operations (online or print) and fear they won’t keep their jobs unless they boost their digital and multimedia skills. This Maynard Institute month-long fellowship is a great opportunity to get that training. — Susan Older Multimedia Editing Fellowships Available […]
Displaced Journalists’ partner Knowledgewebb, a premier site for digital media and other helpful training, is giving us all a free webinar for Christmas. It’s Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST. From Knowledgewebb.net, Nov. 17, 2010 We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in a meeting or in a conference session, and someone mentions a something […]
By Bill Grueskin August 12, 2010 11:11 a.m. The Yahoo Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World | St. Martin’s Griffin | 528 pages, $21.99 If you strolled by a copy editor’s desk at any metro newsroom thirty years ago, you would have likely seen, sandwiched between the […]
If you’re a staff or freelance reporter investigating issues in your state or local community, or are working on investigative stories for ethnic media, you could be eligible for a boost from the Fund for Investigative Journalism. The fund is currently seeking grant proposals and is keen to support precisely those kinds of projects, thanks […]
By Angela Lussier Special for Displaced Journalists For those journalists who have read the writing on the wall and are looking for ways to get out of traditional newspapers and into Web-based writing, now’s the best time in the history of the Web to do so. Journalists who follow market and business trends know that, […]keep looking »