5 Ways Journalists Use LinkedIn for Newsgathering, Publishing and Promoting

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NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LinkedIn has come a long way from its start as social media's answer to professional networking. Fresh off its 10th anniversary, the site has proven itself as a powerful resource for journalists and newsrooms using the platform to research trends and story ideas, as well as monitor developing news.

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"With [LinkedIn] groups, if you just want to follow new technology or mobile, you can find what people are saying about different companies," said Yumi Wilson, a corporate communications manager with LinkedIn. "Journalists can follow groups, participate in discussions, and solicit feedback."

Wilson shares five ways LinkedIn is already helping journalists be more productive, and how journalists, bloggers, and other writers can use the site's new long-form publishing platform.

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