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39 Pieces Of Advice For Journalists And Writers Of Color

buzzfeed.com — For people of color, the writing industry can seem an especially challenging space, particularly for those just starting out. We spoke with 20 established writers of color - cultural writers, investigative reporters, broadcast journalists, and freelancers - and asked them three questions about the advice that they'd give beginning writers: * What piece of advice would you, as a writer of color, give to burgeoning writers/journalists of color?
Jul 22, 2014

OK. @buzzfeed's advice for journalists/writers of color who r just starting out are helpful for *everyone* new. +100 buzzfeed.com/hnigatu/advice…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @mjenkins: This compiled advice for journalists of color is actually great for any young or new journalist: bzfd.it/1p7tYLR

Jul 22, 2014

RT @hil_fung: Of course @WesleyLowery mentions karaoke in his advice for journalists of color. buzzfeed.com/hnigatu/advice…

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Locals Say Rebels Moved Missile Launcher Shortly Before Malaysian Plane Was Downed

buzzfeed.com — TOREZ, Ukraine - Its white metal shutters are down and business is slow, but this nondescript home improvement store in a decaying rebel-controlled east Ukrainian industrial town could be key to establishing who downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @maxseddon: You can't just move a missile launcher through east Ukrainian towns without people noticing: buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/loca…

Jul 22, 2014

Local accounts undermine the rebels’ argument that they do not own such weapons, @maxseddon reports buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/loca… #MH17

Jul 22, 2014

Locals Say Rebels Moved Missile Launcher Shortly Before Malaysian Plane Was Downed buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/loca… via @maxseddon @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

Man, BuzzFeed's foreign reporting has really earned my respect. buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/loca…

Jul 22, 2014

re: #MH17 RT @maxseddon: You can't just move a missile launcher through east Ukrainian towns without people noticing: buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/loca…

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How Media Organizations Are Prepping To Bring The News To Your Wrist

buzzfeed.com — The "mobile-first" transformation for news organizations has been long and painful. Despite the fact that wearables haven't come close to breaking through to a mass consumer base, these same organizations are taking precautions so they don't get left behind by the next wave in tech.
Jul 22, 2014

How Media Organizations Are Prepping To Bring The News To Your Wrist buzzfeed.com/mylestanzer/ho… via @mylestanzer @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

RT @fwd: media orgs are investing in a 'wearables' future that doesn't exist yet buzzfeed.com/mylestanzer/ho…

Jul 22, 2014

How Media Organizations Are Prepping To Bring The News To Your Wrist buzzfeed.com/mylestanzer/ho…

Jul 22, 2014

"At small media startups, like the news app Circa, plans for wearables are already in full swing.” buzzfeed.com/mylestanzer/ho…

Jul 22, 2014

How Media Organizations Are Prepping To Bring The News To Your Wrist, via Buzzfeed -- zite.to/1rz8MEM

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Snoop Dogg Says He Got High At The White House

buzzfeed.com — Snoop Dogg said he got high at the White House. Snoop was appearing on his internet show "Double G News Network," with Jimmy Kimmel as his guest, when he said he took a bathroom break at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to smoke a blunt. "Have you ever smoked at the White House?"
Jul 22, 2014

Snoop Dogg joins Willie Nelson, hoops player Gary McClain on short list buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk… Celebs who say they were high at White House

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A Gentleman's Guide To Picking Out Socks, As Told By George H.W. Bush

buzzfeed.com — George H.W. Bush is obsessed with socks. He is even currently judging his own sock competition run through his foundation. So what makes a good sock?
Jul 22, 2014

RT @jgm41: A Gentleman’s Guide To Picking Out Socks, As Told By George H.W. Bush buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/a… via @bennyjohnson @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

RT @jgm41: A Gentleman’s Guide To Picking Out Socks, As Told By George H.W. Bush buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/a… via @bennyjohnson @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

A Gentleman’s Guide To Picking Out Socks, As Told By George H.W. Bush buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/a… via @bennyjohnson @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

RT @KirFlem: The most important story of the day: A gentleman's guide to picking out socks by George H.W. Bush buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/a… via @bennyjohnson

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Watch A BBC Journalist Get Assaulted While Reporting Live On Air Near Gaza

buzzfeed.com — The Israeli assailant yelled, "son of a bitch." ..
Jul 22, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedWorld: Watch A BBC Journalist Get Assaulted While Reporting On Air Near Gaza bzfd.it/1r2WBwn

Jul 22, 2014

RT @_RichardHall: BBC journalist assaulted by Israeli during report from border. Follows shots fired at Al Jazeera office HQ in Gaza buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/w…

Jul 22, 2014

Watch A BBC Journalist Get Assaulted While Reporting On Air Near Gaza buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/w… via @MiriamABerger

Jul 22, 2014

RT @dcbigjohn: Watch A BBC Journalist Get Assaulted While Reporting Live On Air Near Gaza buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/w… via @MiriamABerger @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

RT @dcbigjohn: Watch A BBC Journalist Get Assaulted While Reporting Live On Air Near Gaza buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/w… via @MiriamABerger @buzzfeed

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88-Year-Old Member Of Congress Probably The Best Person On Twitter

buzzfeed.com — The longest serving member of Congress is better on Twitter than all of us. Rep. John Dingell, the 88-year-old Michigan Democrat first elected in 1955, has quickly solidified himself as the best politician on Twitter. With the rise of social media, most politicians have clumsily used social media as just another means of self-promotion or extended press releases.
Jul 22, 2014

Read, and turn green with envy. "88-Year-Old Member Of Congress Probably Best Person On Twitter" buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @dgregory1: 88-Year-Old Dean Of Congress #JohnDingell is The Best Person On Twitter buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk… via @BuzzFeedAndrew @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

.@john_dingell, social media extraordinaire. bzfd.it/1njQRP0 (for those of you, R or D, looking for a political story to smile abt)

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“Jesus Loves Winners”: How “Drop Dead Gorgeous” Found Cult Success As A Flop

buzzfeed.com — LORETTA: What is wrong with you? AMBER: I don't know. I just didn't want to win like this. LORETTA: You stop right there. You are a good person. Good things happen to good people. AMBER: Really? LORETTA: No, it's pure bullshit, sweetie. You're lucky as hell, so you might as well enjoy it.
Jul 22, 2014

I *love* the criminally underrated film Drop Dead Gorgeous and so I love this tribute post to it buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/… by @LouisPeitzman

Jul 22, 2014

I've got the DVD if anyone wants to borrow it MT @LouisPeitzman Drop Dead Gorgeous found cult success as a flop. buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/…

Jul 22, 2014

Gilmore Girls doesn't exist without Drop Dead Gorgeous, bringing my life into a weird pop cultural circle bzfd.it/1wWKXol

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Rockets Found In Second U.N. School In Gaza

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - Rockets have been found stored in a second United Nations-run school in Gaza, according to the U.N. agency that works with the schools. "Today, in the course of the regular inspection of its premises, UNRWA discovered rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip," the UNRWA release reads.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @RosieGray: UNRWA no-comments on where the rockets will go now that they've been found buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/rock…

Jul 22, 2014

UNRWA no-comments on where the rockets will go now that they've been found buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/rock…

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Read These 18 New Yorker Business Stories While You Still Can

buzzfeed.com — How Google grew up to be more than a search engine and learned to be political. Sheldon Adelson made his billions in China, is one of the Republican Party's biggest donors, and has had more influence over Israeli politics than any other foreigner besides the president he so opposes.

14 Fantastic Stories From "The New Yorker" Archive You Should Read This Summer

buzzfeed.com — The New Yorker has made all of its archives going back to 2007 available online until the end of this summer. Here are the best New Yorker fiction pieces from the past seven years that you can read...
Jul 22, 2014

RT @gcmorvern: Something to do tonight // 14 Fantastic Stories From The New Yorker Archive buzzfeed.com/isaacfitzgeral… via @IsaacFitzgerald @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

RT @ankurthakkar: Amazing @nyerfiction stories by Alice Munro, Sam Lipsyte, DFW, and more that you can now read for free. bzfd.it/1A2NgdR

Jul 22, 2014

RT @imjasondiamond: Eustace Tilley's Goodreads Account: @BuzzFeedBooks picked out some @NewYorker fiction you should read for free. buzzfeed.com/isaacfitzgeral…

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Delta, U.S. Airways Cancel Israel Flights After Reports Of A Rocket Near Tel Aviv Airport

buzzfeed.com — 3. All Delta Air Lines flights to Israel are canceled indefinitely due to reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's airport. A Boeing 747 from New York headed for Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport was rerouted to Paris while flying over the Mediterranean today.
Jul 22, 2014

FAA Bans All U.S. Airlines From Flying To Or From Israel Due To Rocket Threat buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/… via @rachelzarrell @buzzfeed

Jul 22, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedWorld: Major U.S. Airlines Cancel Israel Flights After Reports Of A Rocket Near Tel Aviv Airport bzfd.it/1r36YjQ

Jul 22, 2014

RT @rachelzarrell: Breaking: FAA grounds all US flights from flying into and out of Israel buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedNews: Just In: Delta, U.S. Airways Cancel Israel Flights After Reports Of A Rocket Near Tel Aviv Airport buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: Delta, U.S. Airways Cancel Israel Flights After Reports Of A Rocket Near Tel Aviv Airport buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/…

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The 10 Most WTF Moments Of Bill Ackman's Herbalife Presentation

buzzfeed.com — Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters After a more than 18-month crusade to bring down Herbalife, the company he believes is "the greatest pyramid scheme of all time," hedge fund manager Bill Ackman gave what promised to be his biggest presentation on the stock yet.

"Black Death" Plague Surfaces In China And Forces Government To Seal Off A Whole City

buzzfeed.com — 1. A 38 year-old man died of bubonic plague last Wednesday in Yumen, China, prompting authorities to block all access to the northwestern city. State television station CCTV reported that officials were not allowing people to leave or enter the city, setting up roadblocks on all points of access and directing drivers to alternative routes.
Jul 22, 2014

You know what these past few days have been missing? Bubonic plague buzzfeed.com/nicolasmedinam…

Jul 22, 2014

Of course the bubonic plague picks now to come back: "Black Death” Plague Surfaces In China + Forces Gov To Seal City buzzfeed.com/nicolasmedinam…

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Someone Changed The Israeli Prime Minister's Wikipedia Page To A Big Palestinian Flag

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Wikipedia page was replaced with a large Palestinian flag on Tuesday afternoon. The edit looks to have been made by a Wikipedia user called TSKAero1 on Tuesday.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: The user who changed Netanyahu's Wiki entry to a big Palestinian flag has an interesting edit history buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/some… by @RosieGray

Jul 22, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: The user who changed Netanyahu's Wiki entry to a big Palestinian flag has an interesting edit history buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/some… by @RosieGray

Jul 22, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: The user who changed Netanyahu's Wiki entry to a big Palestinian flag has an interesting edit history buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/some… by @RosieGray

Jul 22, 2014

The user who changed Netanyahu's Wiki entry to a big Palestinian flag has an interesting edit history buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/some… by @RosieGray

Jul 22, 2014

Someone Changed The Israeli Prime Minister’s Wikipedia Page To A Big Palestinian Flag buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/some…

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