Tag Archives: Huffington Post

Women in Journalism: Be not afraid, for we are taking over

It’s a terrifying time to be a journalist, but it’s also an exciting time. For female journalists, this is a time when we are rising to both take over existing newsrooms and strike out on our own. Continue reading

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Moving into the terrifying new something

I’m leaving the Huffington Post to take on a challenge that’s so different from anything I’ve ever done, I want to start breathing into a paper bag just thinking about it. I need to get back to learning and challenging myself – and I think this next step is just what I need to grow as a journalist. Continue reading

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Holy engagement, Batman! How HuffPost blew up the State of the Union on Facebook

How did The Huffington Post get 32,694 Likes, 2,525 comments and 4,268 shares on Facebook for Obama’s State of the Union address? How about a sort of Facebook take on live-tweeting? It was an experiment, to be sure, but it seemed to work out well. Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s emails and a call for collaborative journalism

If you were committing an act of news on Friday, June 10, chances are every national news organization missed it. Why? We all had boxes and boxes of printed emails of an ex-political official to go through. From the New York Times … Continue reading

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