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The Maddening State of News Media

“Meaningless! Meaningless! Utterly Meaningless! Everything is Meaningless!” So begins the book of Ecclesiastes and my assesment of the current state of the news media. With over a decade in journalism and mass communication, I find that genuine journalism is slowly being strangled by the very organizations dedicated to it. 778 more words


NorCal Society Of Journalists Awards KCBS Radio With Excellence In Journalism Award For Asiana Crash Coverage

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Society of Professional Journalists of Northern California has just named the KCBS News Team the winner of its Excellence in Journalism – Breaking News Award for coverage of the Asiana airplane crash on Saturday, July 6, 2013. 119 more words


Why Making a List on Twitter is Important in Public Relations?

I wanted to give more background information, but I’m just going to go straight to the point. Here’s the situation: they gave me a new account at the agency where I work and there’s an event going on next year (a big event.) The press release is already done and we need to start pitching to journalists ASAP! 295 more words


Yes, I'm good

Journalists are funny creatures. Or at least the ones I know are. We find strange mechanisms for coping with the work load that just-never-stops and the big bosses in swively chairs making decisions. 371 more words

Life Conquering

Im fatigué s'il vous plaît faites que ça s'arrête -Yeoville Day 23

“I’m tired, please make it stop”

Just when you think you are done, your feature mentor has one more round of drafts for you and your multimedia mentor sends you back to the field to re-shoot. 544 more words

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The future of microblogging

I don’t know about you but when I want to find out more about a particular story in the news, there are now hundreds of places to look that I don’t know where to start. 374 more words


PR people are their own worst enemy

Or at least that’s one takeaway from this survey published on HBR.org.

Public relations professionals now outnumber journalists 5:1, and send journalists at major news outlets 26,000 pitches a year, according to this sampling. 310 more words