#ConnectChat: The Recipe for a Career in Food Blogging

Newspaper reporter turned full-time food blogger Girl Versus Dough discusses the biggest challenges and her advice for a career in food blogging.

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The Editor-Freelancer Relationship: 5 Tips for Making It Work

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Due to tightened budgets, freelancers have become essential to many more newsrooms. Editors at these media outlets turn to writers associations, pitches, other publications, and blogs to find reliable freelance journalists that can produce well-written, knowledgeable content.

The question on freelancers’ minds: How do I stand out to editors and encourage them to work with me again?

A recent Press Club of Cleveland event addressed this challenge, and we’ve recapped the editors’ advice on Beyond Bylines.

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An interview with Sarah Menke‑Fish on the ever-changing field of journalism

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As journalism evolves to keep up with the spread of digital media, many students wonder what this will mean for them in terms of their college choice and careers. Will it make the field more competitive? Will there still be jobs for graduates in the coming years?

Digital media has changed the way journalism is defined, and with the 24-7 desire for updated news, there are more jobs than ever, just not in the traditional sense that was journalism 20 years ago.

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There’s nobody in this room that wanted to cover this story. And each and every one of us hopes that nothing like it ever happens again on our watch.
Editor Brian McGrory speaking to The Boston Globe staff about their 2014 Pulitzer Prize for the marathon bombing coverage. (Source: BostonGlobe.com)
How Journalism Professors Are Bringing Google Glass into the Classroom
via American Journalism Review
AJR recaps the Journalism Interactive conference’s Google Glass demo and Glass’s ability to teach “first-person” reporting.
(Image by lawrencegs/Flickr, used under CC by 2.0)

How Journalism Professors Are Bringing Google Glass into the Classroom

via American Journalism Review

AJR recaps the Journalism Interactive conference’s Google Glass demo and Glass’s ability to teach “first-person” reporting.

(Image by lawrencegs/Flickr, used under CC by 2.0)

Blogs We Love: Environmental and Green Blogs

Ahead of next week’s Earth Day, our latest blog profiles focus on green blogs TreeHugger, Grist, Earth Day Network, Inhabitat, and The New York Times’ Dot Earth.

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If you or a blog you know would like to be profiled on Beyond Bylines, let us know.

Did you see that news release?

With thousands of news releases published each week on PR Newswire for Journalists, no one can possibly keep up with every one of them.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite releases that ran in the past week such as CBS’s Stephen Colbert-Late Show announcement.

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Around the Wire: Twitter Tips for Journalists, Why College Media Matters, and More Media News

Every Friday, we round up 5 media stories from the week. The latest Around the Wire includes:

  • How journalists can spruce up their Twitter profiles ahead of the profile page redesign
  • Whether The Washington Post’s national push can help local news
  • 21 reasons why college media matters

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Green Media Q&A with the Mother Nature Network
"If anything with the ‘green’ movement, we’ve seen ideas that were once considered edgy move quietly and fairly briskly to the middle," says Mother Nature Network’s Matt Crenshaw.
We celebrate Earth Day early with this Q&A between ProfNet and Crenshaw on green media’s impact.
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Green Media Q&A with the Mother Nature Network

"If anything with the ‘green’ movement, we’ve seen ideas that were once considered edgy move quietly and fairly briskly to the middle," says Mother Nature Network’s Matt Crenshaw.

We celebrate Earth Day early with this Q&A between ProfNet and Crenshaw on green media’s impact.

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