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FTC Guidelines Go Into Effect Tomorrow|Nieman Foundation Founds New Fellowship For Business Journos|Lachlan Murdoch Bids For Nielsen Titles|AP Names New Beirut Bureau Chief

PRNewser: The new FTC guidelines go into effect tomorrow, but don’t expect social media campaigns to subside, especially during the holiday season.

TVNewser: The Nieman Foundation has set up a new fellowship for business journalists, thanks to a nearly $1 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds foundation.

Financial Times: Rupert Murdoch‘s son Lachlan is among the group of bidders looking to buy a group of Nielsen Business Media titles including Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter.

Associated Press: Elizabeth Kennedy, the chief of the Associated Press‘ East Africa bureau, has been named chief of the Beirut bureau.

Mediabistro Course

Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now! 

Classes For the Media Masses


We keep getting pitches to promote different classes (including Media Bistro’s own), and we’re in advanced guilt over keeping all these juicy morsels of learning to ourselves. So today, we dump our inboxes on you, the writers of Los Angeles. Thank us in your forwards and acceptance speeches:

MediaBistro offers a ton of classes, which you can check out here. One we’d like to hightlight is the Advanced Travel Writing class taught by the well-traveled Eric Hiss, who has written for Conde Nast Traveler and other pubs and, apparently, knows what he’s talking about.

What: Advanced Travel Writing
When: Thursday, September 25, 6:30-10:30 pm
Where: Beverly Hills
Note: This is an advanced level course. Price is $125 (or $100 for AvantGuild members) For more info, call (212) 547-7890.

The Un-Cabaret offers the Un-Cab Lab, which works with “writers, performers and other free range creatives, from beginners to advanced working professionals. We’ve coached people through the development, performance and promotion of essays, scripts, standup, speeches, and one-person shows, plus bonus general career guidance and life advice.”

What: The Un-Cab will offer a Free Range Comedy Seminar
When: Sunday, Sept. 21, 1-3 p.m.
Where: M-Bar, 1253 N. Vine 90038
Note: The seminar includes practical advice about writing and performing, our creative philosophy and graphics. It’s also free.

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