Staff Writer - Free Speech America

The Media Research Center is seeking a Writer for its Free Speech America Department. Candidate will monitor social media censorship of conservatives on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google, and other companies with a user base. Additionally, the candidate will provide stories on issues to the website, research and report trends that affect conservatives in social media and tech, and assist in doing research for internal policy analysis. 

 

Please send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to MRC Free Speech America and MRC Business Managing Editor Michael Morris, mmorris@mrc.org

 

The MRC has no vaccine mandate.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide content to NewsBusters.org
  • Monitor social media outlets -- generally Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Instagram, and others -- for bias against conservatives and for major tech statements impacting the right.
  • Maintain a presence on the platform.
  • Create relationships with representatives and executives for tech companies. Analyze all sides of a censorship story. Intervene when necessary.
  • Interact with representatives from tech companies to gain a better understanding of tech policy.
  • Build a reliable list of contacts for authoritative commentary on dailies and projects.

Required Experience & Education:

  • Strong news judgement. Find stories of interest to the department.
  • Must have a strong understanding of social media and tech/tech policy -- Facebook, Google, YouTube, Twitter and more.
  • Must be an active user of social media. More than one social media presence required.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Journalism training or journalism experience
  • 4-year college degree
  • 0-1 years professional experience
  • Writing experience

The MRC has no vaccine mandate.

Job Post Date:

20th May, 2022

Department(s)

Free Speech America

Job Type:

Full-time

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