After finishing my dissertation, I successfully applied to become a reporter at a newspaper. I'm liking the work as well as the flexibility and connectedness that allows me to apply what I researched (political theory/discourse analysis) in my writing--I'm wondering how I can better conceptualize my future career path. (Details within) [more inside]
A case-study in journalism: after entering academia (j-school staff), will a feature writer say goodbye to creativity? [more inside]
How to concentrate on a research-driven book project when the subject matter is periodically changing / being updated by other writers? [more inside]
Journalist with academic aspirations has a CV question. [more inside]
I always hear that blogging and YouTube are (and/or will be) revolutionary in American politics. Is this true? How so? Can you recommend recent books, academic articles, extended blog posts and other media that demonstrate (or argue against) the effects of blogging, citizen journalism, social networking web sites and YouTube on American politics? Differing viewpoints would be appreciated!