University of Hartford Seeks Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Journalism and Media

The University of Hartford’s School of Communication seeks an energetic Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor with expertise in journalism and media for a one-year fulltime position to begin August 2012. Candidates must be capable of teaching courses in journalism and media, and should have collegiate-level teaching experience. Preferred candidates will also be able to teach courses in any of the following: reporting, digital journalism, multimedia or television production, new media, media studies, or other areas of communication. A Master’s degree is required. A Ph. D. or ABD...

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Welcome Our Newest Members!

We’re pleased to announce some new sites to the network! JoenesGarden.com is a locally focused gardening site written by Joene Hendry. She is a certified Master Gardener and an Accredited Organic Land Care Professsional. Her site is a great resource for Connecticut gardeners of all levels. You will definitely learn something! GinasKokopelli.com is a high traffic site that’s “your source for everything coupon, free, and cheap!” Gina sometimes posts over a dozen times a day with the latest money saving tips and tricks. She’s also a contributor to...

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We Can Help You Build Readers & Revenue

The news industry is changing and a lot of the jobs have disappeared. If you are an out of work news professional looking for a way back in, we can help. The Independent Media Network launched early in 2011 as a partnership between CTNewsJunkie.com and LocalOnlineNews.TV with an eye toward building a grassroots network of news websites, blogs, and businesses – all with a goal of reaching sustainability in this new world of online journalism. We are now convinced that the online journalism model can be sustainable – particularly when a publication isn’t burdened by the...

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Next Meeting November 19th – Join Us!

We’re looking at holding the next Independent Media Network meeting on Saturday, November 19th. The meeting will be open to anyone, not just network members. If you’re interested in attending, please contact us and we’ll send you information! The subject will focus on search engine optimization (SEO) and we will have an expert on enhancing your search engine performance to answer your questions. We’ll also bring members up-to-date on sales efforts and the result of our reader demographic survey.

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Welcoming Our Newest Members!

We’re excited to announce two new sites have joined the network! Both are being hosted on our new multisite WordPress server. Dan Carsten’s AirportNews.com AirportNews.com covers timely economic development news and events centered around aviation and the Bradley Airport community. Dan also publishes a quarterly print version that’s available for download in PDF format from the site. It’s a great topic with tremendous value to Connecticut’s economy. Elizabeth Larkin’s ConnecticutDayTrips.com Elizabeth loves Connecticut and the many hidden gems that...

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Free Site Hosting for Network Members

The Independent Media Network is pleased to announce that we will now be providing WordPress hosting services absolutely free of charge to network members running news and information sites. We will help get things set up and manage the day-to-day technical issues. We can help get a template set up for a site, but we won’t be able to provide significant design and programming services. We are doing this because we know there are many people out there looking to get something started, but they see the site management as a significant barrier to entry. Prospective sites will be...

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