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Job Bank: Dec. 17, 2011

December 17, 2011

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Every Saturday, Twist will highlight a few open positions in the journalism field (both online and in print) and the social media industry. These positions are found through various job postings sites and/or contributed by our readers. If you have a position you’d like featured in this weekly post, please let us know. We appreciate […]

Gannett shuts down Metromix operations in 7 markets

December 13, 2011

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Raise your hand if you have used Metromix. No? Okay, apparently you aren’t alone. In 2007, Gannett launched the entertainment website in conjunction with Tribune Co. (Chicago Tribune’s parent company). The site is allegedly the “go-to” guide for 24 to 35 year olds for restaurants, night life, music and bars. Since 2007, Metromix has grown […]

Job Bank: Dec. 10, 2011

December 10, 2011

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Every Saturday, Twist will highlight a few open positions in the journalism field (both online and in print) and the social media industry. These positions are found through various job postings sites and/or contributed by our readers. If you have a position you’d like featured in this weekly post, please let us know. We appreciate […]

Get verified journo tweets through just one source: Muck Rack Daily

December 8, 2011

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Are you a newshound? Are you following hundreds of journalists on Twitter trying to get the most up-to-date news? Maybe you should try Muck Rack Daily. (You remember what muckrakers are, right?) Muck Rack Daily takes verified tweets and other posts in social media networks from journalists around the world. They grab the best of […]

Sun-Times announces layoffs yesterday, online access charges today

December 6, 2011

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You really have to read between the lines and connect the dots in the media industry these days. Yesterday, we were referred by one of our sources Paper Cuts to an article by Chicago Business announcing that the Chicago Sun-Times will yet again go through another round of staff reduction. They declined to give a […]

@CharlieSheen is #winning with Twitter marketing strategy

March 5, 2011

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We’ve been waiting for the Charlie Sheen brouhaha to die down a little bit before we commented on it, but we aren’t so sure that it will anytime soon. Charlie was already the highest-paid television actor on “Two and a Half Men.” Yes, we know. Many of you don’t like the show and/or think that […]

Online revenue can’t save print newspaper business model

February 28, 2011

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We’ve all heard it and the experts are saying it again: The newspaper industry’s print business model won’t be saved through only online revenue. Take into account that the Washington Post lost $5 of print ad revenue for every $1 of online revenue it gained in the last seven years. Overall, the newspaper gained $18 […]