I plan to apply for a job that I'm overqualified for but need desperately...and I've been out of the journalism field for several years because of the economy and some personal issues. I need help to not look like a desperate failure when I apply. [more inside]
a few months ago someone I follow tweeted a link to a website that curates and displays only the latest news headlines and top stories. I found this thread (http://ask.metafilter.com/192456/A-better-newspaper) on MF but the site is not listed there. This is a fairly new and probably still obscure site, but I loved the look of it and would like to find it again and seemed to have lost the bookmark. I cannot find it on google because the search terms are so generic. This was an extremely CLEAN site, black on white (i believe) with attractive type, no (or very few/discreet) ads, and nothing fancy going on in terms of media or anything like that. Similar to "theweek.com" in terms of content but nowhere near as busy visually. any help would be appreciated.
What is the best way to get informed on the top news stories once a day, besides reading a physical newspaper? [more inside]
I live somewhere without delivery of decent newspapers e.g. nytimes. How good are the iPad versions of various newspapers: are they delivered electronically on time, do they have all/most of the content of the paper (i.e. color photos) edition, etc.? Bonus: do the major newspapers have decent Android versions?
What, if any, English-speaking website will give me news about all of the world's nations? [more inside]
How can I become more interested in the news, or at least force myself to stay informed on a daily basis?
How can I become more interested in the news, or at least force myself to stay informed on a daily basis? [more inside]
I want to read investigative reports exposing corruption or scandal on a local or national level. Please provide me with links. [more inside]
Who are the best magazine and newspaper feature writers, past and present? [more inside]
How can I become less ignorant regarding current events, without having to read dry, third-person-omniscient points of view?
How can I become less ignorant regarding current events, without having to read dry, third-person-omniscient points of view? [more inside]
I'm looking for good online sources for African American news. [more inside]
Best/accurate/easy to access sources of Central & Eastern Europe and Middle East / Africa (CEEMEA) news? Global newspapers or local? Which are best? [more inside]
Newspapers and media: the sky is falling, the bowl is being circled. What can we do about it? Your best suggestions please. [more inside]
Who decides what's news? [more inside]
What are some off-beat sources of local news? [more inside]
Failing college editors? Where did I read this article? [more inside]
I'm looking for good examples of how a newspaper's reader discussion forum should be managed. [more inside]
Have there been any situations (either real or in fiction) where the media interfered enough with a criminal investigation that it actually changed the outcome of the investigation? [more inside]
I start a new job next week at a local newspaper in the production end of ad sales...ie. design. This will be the first time I've worked in three years. I dumbed down my resume a lot to get the job, which I really want. It's in a small town, which I moved to three years ago and the paper publishes twice a week....small town....really small town. I used to work at a high profile 24 hour Cable News Network located in Atlanta, GA, which shall remain nameless, wink. wink, in a very stressful, high responsibility position... [more inside]
So my (relatively) new campus has no good student newspapers. The student body has no voice, and very little community. I am thinking of founding a simple paper, printed on 11 X 17. I should mention that I have no experience in journalism layout and design and advertising and whatnot. So what resources, programs, links, suggestions, tips, etc. does the MeFi crew have? [more inside]