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Week 05 Discussion

1) Using specifics from Chapter 3 (terms, definitions, theorists), describe your dominant method for retrieving information by needs, seeking behaviors and organization. Be sure to cite at three 3 specifics from the chapter. 839 more words

Week 5 Discussion

1) For information needs I feel that I am more similar to what Robert Taylor theorized; “that information needs form out of an unconscious or conscious but inchoate sense of dissatisfaction” (page 44). 484 more words

Content Creation: When Are You Ready to Fly Solo?

Have you ever woken up and hated everything? Four years ago, when my writing career became my primary focus, I felt much the same. I hated my job from the hours to the harassment, and I found myself in a surreal situation where a career changing decision had to be made. 2,095 more words

Content Agency

Unbelievable. I promise. (Update)

原來呢d 誇張標題網頁係有個名,叫Content Farm…

Read: 「內容農場」滋生 呃Like吸金 標題譁眾取寵 文章真假難分


(Blog post in April 2014) 


I am really annoyed by those trending articles listing out some random collection of facts which end with an extremely exaggerated comments: 108 more words

Content Farm

Confessions of a Paid Churnalist

I’ll admit it: the money was dreadful. Some months, most months, I was lucky when I made a dollar. A buck, a petty king’s ransom, for my heroic writing efforts. 405 more words


Module 6

After being a journalist major, time after time I heard people say that I would never get a job.  Despite writing being everywhere, the rise of social media has all but destroyed print journalism.   412 more words

Week 5

1. Sorry, I’m still waiting on my books to be shipped.

2. I researched how to clean shoes by typing in “cleaning shoes.” One content farm that I found was… 152 more words