Archive for October, 2010

Editor-in-chief of Reuters News David Schlesinger told a Hong Kong audience Oct 15 that journalism today is less about delivering straight facts than providing actionable information. “That’s why this is the age of the publisher,” he said. “Journalists who understand this will survive. Those who don’t will be irrelevant.” Schlesinger was speaking as part of […]

Communications Internship Council on Foreign Relations Location: United States (Washington, DC) Contact Information: Human Resources Phone: 202-509-8400 Email: Council on Foreign Relations Human Resources Office 1777 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 FAX (202) 509-8490 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY Department: Office of Communications Length of internship: Spring 2011 The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is […]


There is a great site called “Cub Reporters.Org” that lists not only internships but also job openings in journalism. Granted, many of the listings are for outside the Washington, DC area. But maybe — just maybe — there might be a paid internship in a great place. (There are even some overseas listings.) Give it […]

From my favorite government agency… Facts and figures for all sorts of great stories. World Statistics Day: Oct. 20 The United Nations General Assembly designated Oct. 20, 2010, as the first-ever World Statistics Day to highlight the role of official statistics and the many achievements of national statistical systems. Statistical organizations throughout the world […]

Update: I made an error in using the term “of Brazilian descent” when discussing the Census Bureau data. The number cited below are those born in Brazil. To be clear, the Census Bureau does not ask a persons residency status. First posted at Journalism, Journalists and the World Part 1 Here’s to Boston.Com for understanding […]