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Media Links of the Day

Media Links of the Day

Matthew Ingram tells us why we need personalized newspapers, and how we can get them. "Let a thousand personalized newspapers bloom," is his wish for everyone.

Don't go into journalism school with the wrong ideas, Robert Niles tells this year's journalism students. J-school is no longer a place to prepare for your career. Why? "Because your journalism career's already started," he says.

Conservatism on some fronts still exists. Even though the Omaha World Herald has relented to controversy and decided to accept paid announcement of same-sex unions, the New York Times in August published 76 obituaries of which 70 were men and only 6 were women.

Daniel Massel investigates claims that some freelance reporters are being made to work for free.

The Atlantic experiments with Tumblr, joining The New Yorker, The Economist, the Huffington Post, and the Paris Review on the social-networking platform.

Newspaper drivers of The Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News "voted overwhelmingly Sunday to reject a tentative contract agreement reached between their union, Teamsters Local 628, and Philadelphia Media Network, the newspapers' new owner." Click here to find out more.


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Dawn Osakue

Date

2010-08-31 18:57

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