WhiteHat Magazine is expanding our podcast operations in 2018, and is seeking an intern skilled in audio editing and passionate about podcasting to join us. Candidates may work remotely, but should display close attention to detail, have strong communication skills, and show initiative and self-motivation. Journalism experience is not necessary, but creativity, a willingness to come up with new ideas and experiment, and an ability to learn and adapt quickly are important. Experience using Adobe products is a plus. Interns would be working closely with both the Editor in Chief and the CTO to turn captured audio into publication-ready podcasts. Qualifications Applicants must be at least 18 and attending an accredited institution. Graduate students are also eligible. Candidates should have excellent communication and computer skills, as well as be extremely self-motivated and able to work outside of a structured office environment. Details Interns will be expected to work about 20 hours per week, although the hours and location for working are flexible as long as tasks are completed on time. Internship is unpaid; applicants must receive college credit for their experience. How to apply: Please email your resume and a sample of your audio editing work to Chrisella Herzog, Editor in Chief at firstname.lastname@example.org. Use the email subject line: “Internship...Read More
Author: Chrisella Herzog
When popular card game Cards Against Humanity conducted a survey of Americans in 2017 to get an understanding of their feelings for the future, they discovered some surprising results. In the survey conducted with research firm Survey Sampling International in September 2017, they asked about Americans’ fears of robots and automation affecting their jobs. When asked if they were concerned robots would take their jobs in the next decade, 80% said they were not concerned. Ethnic minorities were far more likely to be concerned about robots taking their jobs, while white Americans were more concerned about ethnic minorities taking...Read More
WhiteHat Magazine is seeking articles to be published in our Winter 2018 edition: The Personalized Algorithm. Articles should examine the developments in personalized data, the benefits and pitfalls of these developments, and how such developments will affect human rights and other social issues. We are looking for writing that is well-researched but conversational (as opposed to academic) in tone. Articles should be original and not have been previously published in any other format — print or online. Articles may address topics including, but not limited to: Developments in personalized medicine; Social media algorithms creating personalized media feeds; Personalized finance: targeted advertising and the death of the sale; Personalized learning: benefits and pitfalls; Issues around personalized big data and inequality; Bitcoin’s meteoric rise: inequality, speculation, and recreating the financial system’s problems; Universal basic income and the future of jobs. Please avoid wonky or insider language, and remember that you are writing for a global audience. Do not include footnotes, endnotes, or a list of references. Hyperlinks are welcome; however, please do not use Wikipedia as a reference. Before submitting, please read our submission guidelines! Article pitches should be submitted through this form. Pitches are due by December 31, 2017. Final drafts are due January 10,...Read More
WhiteHat Magazine is seeking articles to be published in our Spring 2018 edition: Raising Voices. Articles should address the stories and experiences of female-identifying and nonbinary communities in entrepreneurship, tech, and startup communities. We are looking for writing that is well-researched but conversational (as opposed to academic) in tone. Articles should be original and not have been previously published in any other format — print or online. Articles may address topics including, but not limited to: Addressing Silicon Valley’s toxic masculinity/”bro” culture; Building an inclusive entrepreneurship community; Foreign aid and female entrepreneurship globally; Internet harassment and online violence; Why don’t women see themselves and entrepreneurs?; Closing the gender gap in investment. Please avoid wonky or insider language, and remember that you are writing for a global audience. Do not include footnotes, endnotes, or a list of references. Hyperlinks are welcome; however, please do not use Wikipedia as a reference. Before submitting, please read our submission guidelines! Article pitches should be submitted through this form. Pitches are due by January 10, 2018. Final drafts are due February 3,...Read More
From the editor: As we watched news reports of hurricanes, earthquakes, and flooding disasters from the past few months, we at WhiteHat Magazine asked ourselves what technology was doing to build resilience in developing areas–and what it could do to help disaster-struck areas to recover. Our Fall 2017 edition, “Disaster and Development” is the result of these conversations. But technology is not the only answer in disaster situations, of course. That’s why until December 31st, we will be donating 10% of every new subscription to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery efforts. – Chrisella Herzog, Editor in Chief Read the full...Read More
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