My Mommy Reads My Blog

I’m not embarrassed to admit that my mom reads my blog.

For some people, that could mean the ultimate in self-censorship. Luckily for me, I was blessed with progressive-thinking parents whom I am incredibly close with.

The reality is that even if my mom was NOT reading my blog, I would pretend that she did. And I don’t think that’s a bad thing. [Read more…]

New York Times Hires a Social Media Editor

Regardless of your political leaning, you would be hard pressed to dispute the fact that the New York Times was at one point the most significant print news source on the planet.

Ravaged by accusations (and some proven cases) of plagiarism and an era of shaky old-school media, the New York Times, like many tabloids, is looking to the Web for salvation. Taking one step closer to the virtual silver bullet that isn’t, the Times announced the addition of a new position today: social media editor. [Read more…]

BBC advertises for Internet Blog editor

The BBC is advertising for a new editor for its Internet Blog, which covers a range of topics related to some of the BBC’s multimedia and online teams including BBC Online, BBC iPlayer, Future Media & Technology, Online Media Group and Vision Multi-platform.

Main duties of the role include:

  • Commissioning, writing and publishing blog posts on a daily basis;
  • Planning of future posts;
  • Managing and liaising with senior executives, communications and legal teams;
  • Managing the BBC’s social networking presence;
  • Connecting with users and audiences on BBC Online and other networks;

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