Different points of view sharpen all media

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By
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A call for more diversity in the comic book industry has value for the same reason it helps news: More perspectives and a wider talent pool can only make media better.

How journalists can fight churnalism

Jan 27th, 2013 | By
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Churnalism demands high item counts from journalists and comes at the expense of depth, context and quality, Here’s what journalists can do to fight churnalism.

What to do when LinkedIn buzzwords fizzle

Jan 2nd, 2013 | By
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LinkedIn’s annual roundup of overused buzzwords is a good New Year’s reminder to dig into what our profile say about us and rely on descriptive nouns and verbs that employers search fr rather than adjectives.

Write a great business thank-you note

May 16th, 2011 | By

People who think that email, texting and phone calls have made the old-fashioned handwritten thank-you note obsolete are making a big mistake. Here’s how to do one right.

How to build a career brand

Mar 31st, 2011 | By

A seismic shift has made it possible for individuals to build professional brands that are almost as big as the companies they work for. Building a career brand can help you in all sorts of ways. See how.