Daily Archives: 22 February 2011

Love Facebook? FB has a job for you in NY

Facebook is seeking a Journalist Program Manager with proven experience using Facebook in progressive ways as a journalist.

The Journalist Program Manager will utilize both partnership and program management skills to help journalists understand the value of using Facebook, get started, and use it effectively over time.

This is a full-time position based in New York on the Marketing team, and will work closely with the Media Partnerships team.


Link via Shobha Sarada Viswanathan


The minister, the prime minister & the advisor


Was the information and broadcasting minister Ambika Soni invited to the prime minister’s inquisition on television? Or not?

Depends on which paper you read.

If you read The Indian Express (top) on Monday, for instance, she was informed by the PMO about the interaction but then told about the space crunch and asked to stay away. If you read the Hindustan Times (below) on Tuesday, it was all the handiwork of the PM’s media advisor Harish Khare.

Images: courtesy Indian Express (top), Hindustan Times


Also read: Why the PM is hopelessly wrong about the media

How well is Harish Khare advising the prime minister?

Because when dog bites dog, it’s news—I

Because when dog bites dog, it’s news—II

Never believe anything until it’s officially denied