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Media Insider: FOIA Turns 50, Publisher Apps Rebound, Massive Shakeup at Politico

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. From Nieman Reports: Fifty Years of the Freedom of Information Act (Nieman Lab) The Freedom of Information Act turns 50 years old. Nieman Lab readers might find this piece by John Dyer interesting about how journalists are innovating ways…

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Journalist Spotlight: Alex Kasprak, BuzzFeed

Alex Kasprak is a science writer with experience as both a scientist and as a science communicator. Before turning to writing, he studied fossilized chemicals in ancient rocks in an effort to shed light on dramatic periods of environmental change during mass extinction events. As a writer, Kasprak has focused on science communication and outreach over…

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Blog Profiles: Beauty & Style Blogs

Welcome to Blog Profiles! Each week, PR Newswire selects an industry or subject and a handful of sites that do a good job with promoting and contributing to the conversation. Do you have a blog that deserves recognition? Tweet us! Tell audience relations manager Christine Cube why on @BeyondBylines. So, the inspiration for this blog actually…

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Media Insider: Twitter Execs Leaving, Pinterest Ventures into Video Advertising, Hard News Thrives on Facebook

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Twitter’s Exodus: Four Top Execs Leaving (CNN) Twitter is going through some big changes. CNN reports, on top of a plummeting share price and struggles to attract new users, that four Twitter executives are departing: Product chief Kevin Weil,…