Cynthia Parkhill active 1 month, 2 weeks ago
I left my job of 15 years in a northern California newsroom to relocate to Ashland, Oregon. I'm a library student/volunteer and self-advocate for Asperger's syndrome. I ride the bus.
Areas of Expertise: News/Publishing, Student, Advocacy, Ethics, Social media, Accessibility, Diversity
Looking for: Social Media Tips, Technology Resources, Journalism Policy Info, Training and Education
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Cynthia Parkhill commented on JA Interview: Building a pipeline for minority journalist entrepreneurs 4 months, 3 weeks ago · View
Don’t forget when pursuing greater representation among minority journalists, about the need to respectfully and accurately portray the disability community by including these perspectives in the newsroom. As a woman on the autism spectrum as well as a professional journalist, it matters to me that unidentified sources were permitted to “diagnose” the perpetrator of a [...]
Anne, I have a Linked In profile and I see that you do as well. I use it to showcase my work history and skills. I also joined Linked In groups that interest me in areas of journalism, social media and libraries. I’ve begun participating in the new social ability to “endorse” people’s skills. I [...]
Responding to the question about the point of when it is worth it to invest in a social media management system: I do not see the need for myself given the small-scale of my volunteer activities. And by trying and using the free tools for myself, I reap the additional benefit of gaining an additional [...]
Alright, my friends, i need to leave but have enjoyed talking with you. I’ll check back to this chat page later for any outstanding comments. My thanks to everyone for participating.
I have a Google alert set up for my name. Thankfully no one that I am aware of is posting negative information on the Internet, but hopefully this way I will know about it. I am exploring the subject of personal “branding” and being aware of what others are saying about me is an important [...]