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How to Pitch a Major Publication

Pitching your first story to a major publication can be an intimidating process, but with a little insight it doesn’t have to be.  Just think, if you were an editor what would you want in your pitches?  Once you get … Continue reading

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Scientist Called ‘Urban Whore’ For Turning Down Unpaid Blogging Position

The unpaid “contributor” position is a growing point of contention within the journalism world.  Many who pitch stories to various websites and blogs with the hopes of building their portfolios are often left with a disheartening response that’s more insulting … Continue reading

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Amazon.com Founder Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post

It was splashed across the (internet) headlines earlier Monday that after decades, the family that has owned and operated the Washington Post had sold the struggling paper.  It came as even more of a shock to some that the man … Continue reading

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