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Media Insider: Facebook Spotlights Local News, 4 Steps to Collaborating with Ethic Media, and Are Student Journalists Vulnerable Under Trump?

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of media stories from the week. FACEBOOK MEDIA | JOSH MABRY Spotlight on Local News: February 6, 2017 Facebook has a local news series that highlights interesting ways local news outlets are engaging their Facebook audience and building stronger ties with local news. The latest in the series…

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Media Insider: The State of Freelancing, Instagram’s Evolution as a Business Platform, and Facebook Tests Offline Video

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Contently Study: The State of Freelancing in 2016 (Contently) Last year, Contently created an inaugural freelancing study, covering everything from workflow to unions and the best and worst parts to freelancing. This year, the group ran many of the…

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Smart Insider Strategies For the Ambitious Freelancer in 2016

Lynn Freehill-Maye is an independent writer and co-chair of this year’s American Society of Journalists Conference (ASJA). She writes about “compelling people and places from her home in upstate New York and beyond.” Before becoming an independent writer, she worked as the tourism and environment reporter at the Pulitzer Prize-winning Virgin Islands Daily News and as editor of the University of Texas’ 200,000-reader alumni…

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Media Insider: Vice Media Launches TV Channel, Tips for Establishing Your Brand on Periscope, and Chicago Tribune Goes to Metered Paywall

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Vice Media Launches Its Own Cable-TV Channel (The Wall Street Journal) Vice Media is set to become the first digital-media company to launch its own cable-TV channel, a joint venture with A+E Networks. The network, Viceland, has drawn a…