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Archive for August, 2010

New York Times seeks multimedia journalism interns

Poking around in The New York Times’s job listings, I found this description of three distinct internships “in the Web Newsroom of The New York Times”: Front-end Interactive Designer: full skill-set of client-side technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript/Prototype. Experience with Ruby on Rails is a plus. Motion Design Storyteller: working knowledge of AfterEffects and […]

A fresh look at reporting skills

In June I posted a ranked list of skills needed by today’s journalists. In reviewing it today, I wondered whether it would be different if instead of saying journalist we said reporter. Say you want to hire a reporter — for a Web-only organization, a magazine, a newspaper, a TV or documentary outfit. Or for […]

Getting started with WordPress

Here’s a new, stripped-down, easy-to-follow introduction to WordPress — the free blogging platform that also works as a versatile content management system: WordPress Basics This short tutorial is based on the second installment in my Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency, but I have shortened it to the essentials so that I can just give it […]