The Twitter Test for Hiring Online Journalists

Spent the morning winnowing down applicants for a new reporter position we’ve got open. Lots of highly qualified, experienced reporters applied. To make a
Spent the morning winnowing down applicants for a new reporter position we've got open. Lots of highly qualified, experienced reporters applied. To make a shortlist, we started looking at the online component. Being able to cut and paste your article from Word into a CMS ain't enough.We asked on our application for blog or personal site URLs, LinkedIn profile URLs and also for Twitter IDs. (Note: We did not ask for Facebook IDs, nor did we…...

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