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New York, NY
Digital Reporter — Newsday
As seen in:  Newsday, amNewYork
Covers:  personal branding, long island breaking news, social media basics, digital career tools
Doesn't Cover: business, executives, corporate finance, personal finance

@Newsday web reporter; tweet on digital work style, journalism, oddball things. t.co/6ebXtMplAr patricia.kitchen@newsday.com

How is social media changing news?

News is news, but now through social media channels more people are reporting it, some of whom verify, others not.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

The very vintage Walter Burns and Hildy Johnson in “His Girl Friday” (1940)

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Scanning for what’s new, finding/connecting with people in-the-know, presenting both sides, fact-checking, verifying, correcting when wrong.

Friday's clear, but Saturday brings winter weather advisory to parts of Long Island

newsday.com — Increasing clouds will follow Friday's sunshine, culminating in a winter weather advisory for parts of Long Island that goes into effect at midnight, according to the National Weather Service. Friday temperatures are expected to be in the mid-30s, with winds of 5 to 9 mph making it feel more like 20 to 30 degrees.

Nor'easter heads to LI Saturday; snow totals downgraded

newsday.com — It seems like Long Islanders may be catching a break with a nor'easter that's heading this way Saturday. As of earlier Thursday, its track was still uncertain, but by afternoon the view was becoming more focused, said Tim Morrin, National Weather Service meteorologist based in Upton.

3-6 inches of snow forcasted on Long Island Saturday

newsday.com — Long Islanders with closets or attics to organize might look to Saturday as a good indoor clean-up day as a coastal storm is set to deliver snow, rain and/or a wintry mix, forecasters say. The precise track, which determines precipitation type, is still uncertain, the National Weather Service says.

Rocky Point High School now has five MRSA cases, district superintendent says

newsday.com — The number of confirmed student cases of the bacterial infection known as MRSA at Rocky Point High School is now up to five, Superintendent Michael F. Ring said Wednesday in a message on the district's website. "This case is believed to have resulted from an ongoing medical condition affecting the student in question," Ring said.

Rocky Point High School now has four MRSA cases, district superintendent says

newsday.com — The number of confirmed student cases of the bacterial infection known as MRSA at Rocky Point High School is now up to four, district Superintendent Michael F. Ring said Friday in a message on the district's website. The most recent student participates in the same sport as three others whose cases were reported in December and earlier this week, he said.

Video job interviews: Getting ready for your close-up

newsday.com — Preparing for a job interview traditionally involved researching an employer, anticipating questions and coming up with questions of your own. To that list add this: checking your Internet connection, clearing the wall behind your desk, testing the webcam on your computer.

Nassau Crime Stoppers offer $5,000 reward in latest swastika vandalism at LIRR's Cedarhurst station

newsday.com — In response to a second swastika being etched into a glass panel at the Long Island Rail Road's Cedarhurst station, Nassau County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. The new swastika was discovered Monday -- just three days after the LIRR replaced the same glass panel because it had also been vandalized by the anti-Semitic symbol.

Third MRSA case reported on same sports team at Rocky Point High School

newsday.com — A third Rocky Point High School student has been diagnosed with the bacterial infection known as MRSA, prompting an alert from the district's superintendent to parents and staff. The student is a member of the same sports team as two other students whose cases were reported in December, Rocky Point Union Free School District superintendent Michael F.

Third MRSA case reported on same sports team at Rocky Point High School

newsday.com — A third Rocky Point High School student has been diagnosed with the bacterial infection known as MRSA, prompting an alert from the district's superintendent to parents and staff. The student is a member of the same sports team as two other students whose cases were reported in December, Rocky Point Union Free School District superintendent Michael F.

Long Islanders report seeing 'bright fireball,' American Meteor Society says

newsday.com — More than a half-dozen Long Islanders were among more than 200 people from Maine to Maryland who reported seeing "a bright fireball" in the sky Monday evening, according to the American Meteor Society. An observer from Levittown wrote on the society's event page: "This was the coolest thing [I've] ever seen.
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Jan 30, 2015

Among participants at @UN’s first SocialMediaDay: @travelogged, @sree. Catch them now virtually at #socialUN and ow.ly/IeXp1

Jan 28, 2015

“You may now lick the bride.” RT @AP: Dog weddings, some of them lavish, take off. Few end in divorce: apne.ws/1uBiS5E

Jan 27, 2015

MT @sree: A6: @linkedin under-appreciated, underused by most journos. Not just jobhunting, but career mngmt & now, blogging tool #onasdchat

Jan 27, 2015

RT @sree: A1: Among the tools I use every day: @timehop - best networking tool you aren't using. #onasdchat #coolnewtools

Jan 27, 2015

Schools track alums’ work paths via LinkedIn. MT @nytimesbits: At Universities, Push for Data-Driven Career Services nyti.ms/1D9YWeP

Jan 26, 2015

MT @TomBeerBooks: The Iliad and The Odyssey: inspiring readers since 700 BC. A review of WHY HOMER MATTERS: nwsdy.li/1zE4Bfd

Jan 26, 2015

“Very politely.” RT @carlazanoni: How The Economist chose its first female editor-in-chief qz.com/332014 via @qz

Jan 24, 2015

My new best buddy at the gym: the new @Sree Show podcast on @playit. Great multitasking. bit.ly/sreeshow pic.twitter.com/fLmh3iT2Qd

Jan 23, 2015

RT @phyllismufson: RT @jobhuntorg: The Top 25 Companies For Work-From-Home Jobs owl.li/HJMD7 via @BI_Careers



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