Media Insider: Covering the Papal Visit, The Rise of the ‘Social Media Editor’ & Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. How the Philadelphia Media Gets Around During Pope’s Visit (Poynter) As if you didn’t already know, the Pope is visiting the East Coast this week, and Washington D.C. and New York City have been busier than usual. Tomorrow, Pope Francis…

Media Insider: Journalist Salaries, Newsroom Cuts, Online Inundation and More

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Journo Salary Sharer: How Much Do Editors Make? (Medium) Medium’s Julia Haslanger recently reported that editors “make a bit more than reporters” in every category she researched. Positions included in the study were assigning editors, associate editors, deputy editors,…

Media Insider: Snapchat Spotlights News, A Hollywood Screenwriter Shares Writing Tips, and More Media News

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Snapchat Redesign Puts Spotlight on ‘Discover’ News Portal (Wall Street Journal – Digits) Wall Street Journal reports that Snapchat this week changed the layout of its app to “bring more visibility to its ‘Discover’ section for news articles and…

Around the Wire: Who Gets a Press Pass, Building a Business versus a Blog, and More Media News

Welcome to the latest installment of Around the Wire, PR Newswire’s round-up of journalism, blogging, and freelancing news from the past week. 1. ‘Who Gets a Press Pass?’: 5 Media Credentialing Challenges (College Media Matters) Earlier this month, the Digital Media Law Project released its study on media credentialing practices in the United States.  College Media Matters’ Dan…