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Social Media As an Effect On and a Tool for the News Media

People, and particularly the young of society, include hanging out on social media outlets as part of their daily routine. It’s a cute way of sharing snapshots of what’s going on in one’s personal life. It can be a quick and easy way of getting ahold of a friend. In the past few months, Facebook (or Mark Zuckerburg at least) has particularly been featured under … Continue reading Social Media As an Effect On and a Tool for the News Media

News Publications CAN Publish Biased Articles, But Only in Specific Genres

Newspapers and nearly all publishers of news are biased. This simple-to-understand fact is one of the factors which makes the world of news so difficult to navigate, both in readership as well as in the writing of the news stories themselves. Bias sounds like something really bad, and in the media business this quality can be quite detrimental. But bias is what makes us human; … Continue reading News Publications CAN Publish Biased Articles, But Only in Specific Genres

A GMP Call for Submissions (No Fee)

The Good Men Project, the web publication which touts itself with the descriptive subheadline “The Conversation No One Else Is Having,” does in fact discuss things that are covered fairly well elsewhere. A huge positive I will promote of theirs is free thinking and/or diversity. I found it to be one of those amazing and increasingly rare publications which publishes writing, writing like my own … Continue reading A GMP Call for Submissions (No Fee)

My Experience in Media

+JMJ+ This could definitely be considered a self-promotional piece revolving around me and my talent, but it’s really not about me. Instead, this is about my passions, how they intersect, how they feed one another, and how they’ve managed to feed me (literally) at times. When I submit my stuff to various publications, my bio almost always includes something to this effect, “John Tuttle is … Continue reading My Experience in Media

3 Paid Book Review Opportunities for Readers and Critics

Are you an avid reader looking to dig into some fresh novel material hot off the press? Can you write simple reviews with primarily positive feedback? If so, then the following could make for perfect second jobs in your spare time or even full-time freelance jobs. Freelance Reviewing for Kirkus Reviews Kirkus Reviews is a well-known reviewer platform of modern literature. The publication has been … Continue reading 3 Paid Book Review Opportunities for Readers and Critics

3 Opportunities for Fashion Writers or Editors

In this article, I am pointing established or even aspiring fashion columnists or editors to three online opportunities for furthering your experience in the editorial field of fashion. Fashion is similar to any pop culture topic such as film or literature. It is a very hot topic. It is important to note that fashion writers/editors need to be timely and up-to-date with the most current fashion … Continue reading 3 Opportunities for Fashion Writers or Editors

3 College Websites Students Should Apply to Write For

+JMJ+ With a great many public clubs, movements, projects, protests, experiments, and newspapers being generated on today’s college campuses, more media have been created in order to properly voice the rising trends taking place in the college communities of America and the world. After all, our colleges produce our future, and that is very important. 1) The Odyssey Online A fairly well-known and well-read site, … Continue reading 3 College Websites Students Should Apply to Write For