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Unpaid internships under fire

September 25, 2012

Tags: unpaid internships, interns, magazines, media, Department of Labor

Young things aspiring to work as interns on fashion magazines or elsewhere in media might want to read Jessica Testa's story about ex-Harper's Bazaar intern Jessica Wang, (The Woman Who Could Bring Down Fashion Internships) (Buzzfeed, Sept 2012). Wang is suing Harper's Bazaar. Bottom line; interns on fashion magazines schlep expensive goods around town for little or no money, sometimes benefiting from perks such as closeness to famous names in the industry, but not (more…)

Audio-recording equipment, software, tools and tutorials

January 3, 2012

Tags: analog, audio, digital, formats, media, microphone, oral history, recording, tutorials

Newcomers to interviewing often ask about audio equipment, software, tools and tutorials for interviewing and editing. Here are a couple dozen links to resources I've found useful:
Audio Tools (Transom Tools, a showcase and workshop for New Public Radio) (more…)