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Media Insider: BuzzFeed Pulls Out of RNC Deal, Podcasts Test Charging for Content, Colleagues Remember NPR Photojournalist

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. BuzzFeed Pulls Out of $1.3M Advertising Deal with RNC Over Donald Trump (Politico) BuzzFeed pulled out of an advertising agreement with the Republican National Committee over objections to Donald Trump’s rhetoric, Politico reports. A source close to BuzzFeed told…

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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…

Around the Wire: Build a Blog Worth Monetizing, Social Journalism for Ferguson & More Media News

Welcome to the latest installment of Around the Wire, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging, and freelancing stories from the past week. 1. How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing (ProBlogger) A recent #BlogChat co-hosted by ProBlogger’s Darren Rowse became the biggest chat of the popular series’ history. And no wonder, since the topic focused on blog monetization. Because…