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Why Ed Yong is the Future of Science News (and You Could Be, Too) | Retort

Yet the universe of journalistic options beyond simple news, timelines and so on can be extremely large, if more of us start experimenting and finding new ways to bring all our intelligence to the job of telling compelling stories about … Continue reading

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A manifesto for the simple scribe – my 25 commandments for journalists | Tim Radford | Science | guardian.co.uk

A manifesto for the simple scribe – my 25 commandments for journalists Tonight at Imperial College London, former Guardian science editor, letters editor, arts editor and literary editor Tim Radford will talk about his career in journalism. In case you … Continue reading

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Would These Editors Hire You? – Editorial @ FolioMag.com

Would These Editors Hire You? Three top editors chime in about what skill sets they’re looking for today. via foliomag.com

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The Media Equation – Buzz Bissinger’s Full Conversion to Digital – NYTimes.com

Like a former champion of temperance who is found face-planted in the gin house, Mr. Bissinger pivoted from scold to zealot. via nytimes.com Nice.

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How to Search for a Job Online – WSJ.com

Blanketing social media networks with half-done profiles accomplishes nothing except to annoy the exact people you want to impress: prospective employees trying to find out more about on you. via online.wsj.com Right. Time to get on Project Organize my Online … Continue reading

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Hospice medical care for dying patients : The New Yorker

Annals Of Medicine Letting Go What should medicine do when it can’t save your life? by aAtul Gawande via newyorker.com one for the journalism/medical writing files. Excellent piece.

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Cool Tools: The Best Magazine Articles Ever

The Best Magazine Articles Ever The following are suggestions for the best magazine articles (in English) ever.  Stars denote how many times a correspondent has suggested it. Submitter comments are in italics. For a great way to read long-form magazine … Continue reading

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Real Editors Ship (Ftrain.com)

(From the blog entry that prompted previous entry on editing): People often think that editors are there to read things and tell people “no.” Saying “no” is a tiny part of the job. Editors are first and foremost there to … Continue reading

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Why Editing Could Make a Comeback – Science and Tech – The Atlantic

Amen. The Internet can feel like a jungle, and journalists are in the business of providing paths through the territory. Writers might blaze the trails, but editors maintain the roads. The vines are creeping and the potholes are growing. And … Continue reading

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