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Weekly Reading Roundup: Who’s a Journalist?

By | September 26, 2009

The journalism industry is in constant flux, especially with the advent of social media. This week's articles highlight the debate about social media, objectivity and "who's a journalist, anyway?"

Weekly Reading Roundup: Grammar Junkie

By | September 12, 2009

I've read a lot of great articles this week, but I've narrowed it down to my top five. This week, I noticed a couple of interesting articles about grammar usage. No matter what industry you are in, good grammar is paramount. Read these articles to make sure you're on track!

Weekly Reading Roundup: Courtroom edition

By | September 04, 2009

I've compiled a list of my favorite reads from this week for your reading pleasure. I tweet or re-tweet many of these, but I thought this might be useful for those who don't follow me on Twitter. One of my favorite blogs, Duct Tape Marketing, recently started doing this and I thought I'd do the same (after all, isn't imitation the greatest form of flattery?).

Google Alerts: Why You Should Use It

By | September 02, 2009

Most public relations professionals use clipping services to monitor what the press is saying about their clients. In the old days, clips were literally cut out of papers and mailed to you. In today's world, clips are typically delivered by e-mail. Even though I use a paid clipping services and believe they are valuable, I think it is also useful to set up some Google Alerts. Here's why...