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Defender of Texting and Driving Can't Be Serious

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

While driving down the 405 the other day, I read a dumb article on my smart phone. An LA Weekly blogger boasted that even though it's illegal, he text...

Media Site Embroiled In Nasty Lawsuit

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.12.2013 | Media

Lawyers for FishbowlDC claim 23 defenses against the libel suit filed in January by Washington-area publicist Wendy Gordon....

Finding Broadway's Voice on Social Media

James Sims | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts
James Sims

For Broadway, it isn't so much about a specific voice -- let's call it the Marketing Mamet Effect -- rather it's a tone that drives social strategy.

33 Literary Twitter Feeds To Follow

Poets & Writers | By Staff | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books

There is a seemingly endless number of feeds and folks to follow on Twitter, but if you're interested in engaging, entertaining tweets that will keep ...

Five Ebook Publishing Predictions for 2011

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

If 2010 was the year ebooks went mainstream in the U.S., 2011 will be the year indie ebook authors go mainstream.

Book Review Bites The Dust: The End Of Kirkus

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kirkus Reviews announced yesterday that, after 76 years of publication, it would be shutting down. The subscription-based periodical, offering short r...

Why Get Paid For A Job When You Can Work For Free?

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

There are jobs to be had, just maybe not where you were looking. Just add "intern" or "free" to any search and you'll come upon hundreds of hits.

The Problem With Online Job Boards

Sophie Brickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sophie Brickman

Job headline: "An Int'l Moving Company searching for a professional writer." A moving company of... ideas? I click on this link in Craigslist's "Writing/Editing" job section.

Wanted: Fox News Fact Writer

Lizz Winstead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lizz Winstead

As I looked for some freelance work, I decided to peruse the listings over at Mediabistro and happened upon this actual job listing, a "Fact Writer" for Fox News.