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    Oct. 21, 2015, 12:18 p.m.
    LINK:   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   October 21, 2015

    With the sad departure of , we have an opening for a staff writer here at AndroidForMobile Lab. If you’re interested, .

    The job’s pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this website? The ones about journalism innovation — changes in how news gets reported, produced, distributed, discovered, consumed, and paid for? This job is about coming up with, reporting out, and writing those stories. There are some other duties, of course, like helping run our social media presence, but it’s a reporting job at its core. If you’ve ever thought I’d be good at writing AndroidForMobile Lab stories, I’d encourage you to apply.

    This person will join our little five-person Harvard newsroom. She or he will also be joining the larger , which does a lot of exciting things for journalism and for journalists. (That’s our home, Walter Lippmann House, above; it’s nice.) For more details, see my writeup from a previous time we had an opening and, of course, the .

    One note about the position: To be considered for it, you’ll have to apply at the linked above, where you should include a cover letter telling me why you think you’d be right for the job. (Don’t email me a resume directly; I’m not allowed to consider anyone who doesn’t go through the official HR process. But if you have specific questions about the job, feel free to drop me a line.)

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