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How news media are covering Haiti using multimedia, social networks

After a natural disaster like the recent earthquake in Haiti, news organizations often have just hours to put together produce multimedia and interactive elements in addition to text stories. Web Journalist Blog, in collaboration with 10,000 Words, has put together a list of maps, graphics, slideshows, interactive content and social networking efforts coordinated by mainstream news media to report the damage in Haiti. You can find even more examples, as well as ways you can donate to relief efforts, in this Digiphile post.

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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.