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AJR Reports on Twitter

hbr_ext2.jpgPaul Farhi at AJR writes the first non-hyped, non-condescending piece about Twitter. Yes, many things have been written, most of them 140 characters or less. None have been as even-handed or informative. Good work.

Farhi writes:

For journalists, the real question is whether Twitter is more than just the latest info-plaything. Does it “work” in any meaningful way – as a news-dissemination channel, a reporting and source-building tool, a promotional platform? Or is it merely, to buy the caricature, just a banal, narcississtic and often addictive time suck?

The unsatisfying answer: It all depends.

Journalism may live to fight another day!

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.