The right way to do a resume?

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to resumes.  Should it be kept to one page?  Is there any point to including any objective?  (No and no.  If you have two pages worth of experience and skills, put them out there!  And guess what? Your objective is to get a job!) Reporter Lynn Walsh offered this advice in the RTDNA …

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Curley’s 5Ps of Web users

Rob Curley is an innovative journalist.  The man who put the Lawrence Journal World  in the spotlight and was an early champion of multimedia reporting, is now breaking new ground again at the Las Vegas Sun. Curley says he’s trying to build a newspaper website that builds on the “5 Ps” — the things he says drive Internet …

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New tools for news

Should you ditch your laptop for an iPad? Kerry Northrup votes yes. He’s the brains behind the long-running NewsGear project, formerly based at the IFRA Newsplex at the University of South Carolina, and he issues an annual list of state-of-the-art mobile technology for journalists. This year’s list, unveiled at the SPJ conference in Las Vegas, …

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Social media on TV news

How do you go beyond reading tweets on the air to make social media an integral part of the newscast?  CNN International’s Etan Horowitz is charged with making that happen daily. “It used to be the reverse,” says Horowitz. “We were trying to put TV online; now we’re bringing interesting social media to air.” Horowitz says …

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