I gave a talk at my college newspaper last night about interviewing and ethics. A lot of the people at the talk had questions relating to journalism careers and social media. I sent them a list of links this morning and thought I would share them here too. Does anyone have any other ones to suggest?
I use Media Gazer to keep on top of media stories (a good way to learn about job openings is to read about when people have moved on…) I also have a twitter search for ‘public media’ AND ‘jobs.’ You can substitute ‘newspaper’ or ‘magazine’ for public media, obviously. @nprjobs posts all of the npr-related jobs. Lots of people post about jobs on Twitter so follow journalists you admire and you’ll start to see some job postings.
Atlantic Wire: Media Diet is a good resource for finding out what other journalists are reading:
I keep Twitter keyword trackers (in Tweetdeck) and Google News Alerts for keywords associated with my show. If you have a beat, creating a keyword tracker for your beat + Philadelphia will result in many helpful tips.
This is a cool site from the WSJ which just shows you top headlines. You can change the order (I think the WSJ is first because they made it.)
CJR tracks media stories. A good overview of what’s going on in the biz.
This is just a *really* nice way to display clips online.
If you use any other sites, please let me know. Obviously, this is just a sampling to get them started. (Many were freshman and eager to get involved in journalism.)
It was Germany and also the Netherlands but he was there pre-Internet. I think early 90s.