flavorwire.com — Hey, remember back when Bridesmaids came out, and everybody was all, "It's your social responsibility to support female-driven comedy," and then it was a hit, so yay for funny ladies? And then The Hunger Games came out, and everybody was all, "It's your social responsibility to support a female-driven blockbuster," and then it was a hit, so yay for lady ass-kickers?
paidcontent.org — Let me tell you a little secret about the way online journalism works: Most news sites, GigaOM included, have a repertoire of just a few types of stories. There's the short news story, the long thought piece, and the hands-on review, complete with a video featuring lots of close-ups.
expandedramblings.com — Here is my monthly, running tally of how many people are using some of the top social media, services and mobile apps updated for April 2013 (the best I could find, at least). A couple of recent updates of note include YouTube's 1 billion unique monthly users () and Rovio's (Angry Birds) 1.7 billion downloads (.
niemanlab.org — If I had only one short sentence to describe it, I'd say that journalism is factual reports of current events. At least, that's what I used to say, and I think it's what most people imagine journalism is.
adinasmusings.wordpress.com — Ever since high school, friends have sought out my editing skills. I've gotten emails and calls asking me to edit research papers and essays. Besides the chance to help a friend, I enjoy reading other people's work and trying to make it better. Maybe that's why I now work as an editor.
socialtimes.com — Social media is a key factor in managing a brand's online reputation, according to an analysis by MDG Advertising. Research shows that 92 percent of consumers trust the brand recommendations they receive from friends and family, and that 70 percent also value other consumers's opinions online.
brainpickings.org — by Maria Popova "Money and power by themselves are a two-legged stool - you can balance on them for a while, but eventually you're going to topple over."
huffingtonpost.com — Most of us have probably flipped through a fashion magazine and lingered on the "Dos" and "Don'ts" section. "DON'T let it all hang out," "DO rock a red trench coat." But what if you saw yourself as one of the "Don'ts"?
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