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Join Us for Tomorrow’s Career Lunch With a Veteran Health and Fitness Journalist

Career-Hangout-ArticleGot any plans tomorrow around lunchtime? Don’t miss our latest Career Lunch Google+ Hangout at 1 p.m ET. SocialTimes editor Mona Zhang and MediaJobsDaily editor and career expert Vicki Salemi will be chatting with Sarah Burnsa 14-year veteran health and fitness journalist, editorial consultant and Mediabistro instructor.

In addition having served as the deputy health editor at iVillage and the health and fitness editor at About.com, Burns has written extensively for such top women’s mags as Prevention, SELF, Fitness, Woman’s Day, Natural Health and Glamour. During tomorrow’s Career Lunch, Burns will talk about working for both online and print, the best tools for managing a freelance business and more.

Join the conversation with your questions and comments on TwitterFacebook or Google+ with the hashtag #mbhangouts.

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Nonfiction Book Proposal

Nonfiction Book ProposalStarting September 4,work with a literary agent to complete a full proposal that wins an agent and a contract! Ryan Harbage from The Fischer-Harbage Agency, Inc. will teach you how to convey your idea in a winning book proposal format, write your proposal letter, understand the nuts and bolts of the nonfiction book industry, and more. Register now! 

Media Beat: Jeremy Scahill on The Event Behind His Film ‘Dirty Wars’

Jeremy Scahill is the National Security Correspondent for The Nation and a New York Times bestselling author.

His second book, “Dirty Wars” was recently the basis of a film by the same name. Scahill told 10,000 words contributor Mona Zhang the story behind his first book about Blackwater and how an investigation in to a night raid by US Joint Special Operations Command became the driving force behind the film “Dirty Wars.”

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Media Beat: Jeremy Scahill, ‘No One’s an Objective Journalist’

Jeremy Scahill, National Security Correspondent for The Nation and New York Times bestselling author, recently sat down with 10,000 words contributor Mona Zhang to talk about his new film “Dirty Wars,” which is based on the book of the same name.

Scahill tells mediabistroTV about what he sees as a war on journalists in the US and whether he thinks anyone can be an objective journalist.

  • Part II, Wednesday: The gruesome discovery that sparked the “Dirty Wars” movie.

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And the Happiest People in Journalism Are…

The past month hasn’t heralded good news for the jobs market. The Department of Labor’s latest report says that unemployment was “essentially unchanged over the month,” and the doom-and-gloom has continued for the media industry with layoffs and seemingly fewer and fewer job prospects.

Despite some of the dismal facts, there are many who are optimistic about journalism, and they come from a key demographic: young people.

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