By Gary Elbert ‘Journalism is in crisis’ is a familiar refrain these days. The amount of full time paid journalists operating in Ireland is rapidly dwindling. Writers are exploited, and the information marketplace is infested with ‘citizen journalism’ and desperate freelancers struggling to make ends meet, as well as bloggers, influencers and digital marketers filling the … [Read more...] about Journalism in Ireland: cliquey, classist and exploitative?
Founded in 2002, LinkedIn is a business and employment orientated social networking system that is owned by Microsoft. With over a quarter of a billion users, it has come to light that the fastest growing demographic on the site is now students. A solid resume just isn’t enough anymore and so over 30 million students have now created their own LinkedIn profile to create a … [Read more...] about LinkedIn 101: the student guide