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Become eco-friendly with newspapers

Sony has unveiled a paper-powered battery prototype in Japan.
The technology generates electricity by turning shredded paper into sugar which in turn is used as fuel. If brought to market,

Can Pinterest Help Your Freelancing Business?

If you’re active in social media, you may have recently heard of Pinterest, a new social media site that is gaining popularity. In fact, it seems like everyone is

How to Find and Land Freelance Work

For many years before I started blogging and editing full-time, I made my living as a freelance writer. One of the biggest pain points for me during that part

The Tablet Revolution: What it Means for the Future of News

A new study by PEJ and The Economist Group details who tablet users are, how they get news.

11% of U.S. adults now own a tablet computer of some

Generalist vs. Niche Specialist Freelancing

Knowing exactly which direction you should go can prove to be a bit daunting, especially when it comes to choosing whether you’ll be a generalist or specialize in a niche.

Creates Your Own Mini Newspaper

In the category of the useless and fatal tricks for the environment, I named Little Printer!

This gadget lives in your home, bringing you news, puzzles and gossip from

How journalists can make the most of LinkedIn

Many people think the main task of a journalist is to write. That’s part of the job, of course, but sourcing and checking stories is probably as important.


Five Ways Twitter Is Changing Media Law

Why does Twitter get involved in so many interesting lawsuits? In its short life, the company has kicked up legal hornet nests involving everything from stalking to satire.

Tips from a U.S. journalist on reporting abroad

After 20 years as a journalist, Cindy E. Rodríguez wanted a new challenge. Rodríguez found it as an International Reporting Fellow.
As one of eight journalists who participated in The

U.S. online ad spending to surpass print for first time in 2012

For the first time in U.S. history, marketers are projected to spend more on online advertising than on advertising in print magazines and newspapers.

According to a study released

Big data is big news for journalists

Big data is big business.

Management professionals have known this for some time; this report published by the management-consulting firm McKinsey & Company back in May notes

Why Curation Is Important to the Future of Journalism

Despite shrinking newsrooms and overworked reporters, journalism is in fact thriving. The art of information gathering, analysis and dissemination has arguably been strengthened over the last several years, and given

Ken Auletta speaks about the digital revolution

If there is anyone who has a clue about what’s happening today with journalism and the media industry, that person is Ken Auletta.

In addition to covering media for

7 Ways Journalists Can Use Pinterest

Virtual pinboard Pinterest helps journalists find trend stories, display their work and more. The social networking site has more than four million users, landing it a spot on a list

try SocialBro for real-time Twitter analytics

SocialBro has rolled out a new feature which could be useful for journalists and social media managers.
“Wouldn’t it be great to be able to see which of your Twitter