Missing Link: help wanted

James Farrell needs to take a break from Missing Link editing for a few months for work reasons.  As a result, we need a replacement member of the Missing Link team, to cover his half of the “lefty” blogs. 

That involves reviewing articles from around 30 or so left-leaning blogs each week day, and writing short abstracts and links for (on average) two or three each day that you assess as especially worthwhile for whatever reason.  It should take no more than 30-40 minutes per day once you get the hang of it.

We could also do with some help with the arts coverage.  Darlene is very busy with study this year and doesn’t get much time to contribute, and Amanda Rose seems to be concentrating on churning out excellent content on her own blog.  Jen has agreed to assist, and I also often find arts posts that I add to the mix, but an extra person would be a big help.  Especially if you have an interest in focusing on music blogs, an area where our feed reader subscriptions are a bit weak.

About Ken Parish

Ken Parish is a legal academic, with research areas in public law (constitutional and administrative law), civil procedure and teaching & learning theory and practice. He has been a legal academic for almost 20 years. Before that he ran a legal practice in Darwin for 15 years and was a Member of the NT Legislative Assembly for almost 4 years in the early 1990s.
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Gummo Trotsky
13 years ago

Mmph! Mmmph! Gnrrr!

That’s the sound of me biting my fingers to the bone as I fight the temptation to volunteer.

Gummo Trotsky
13 years ago

retro me… Jacques.

I got my mental health and domestic harmony to consider.

Caroline
Caroline
13 years ago

Thurty posts a day? Jeez. If I read thurty posts a day I’d be . . .

Caroline
Caroline
13 years ago

fokt.

Stephen Hill
Stephen Hill
13 years ago

I could probably do the arts round Ken, I already scan the good literary blogs (some Australian, mainly international) and also some of the blogs that offer film coverage, I could easily stretch this into covering more music, I’m still a regular gig-goer and could bore everyone with obscure references to long forgotten/underrated bands (although this indulgence could become the intellectual equivalent of listening to a 30 minute drum solo).

If the scanning and reading time is around 30-40 minutes I think its probably doable (although I’ll have busy periods later in the year.) The only problem is my home internet connection has been a little shaky the last couple of weeks (it has its bad days).

Tim
Tim
13 years ago

I’d be happy to help with the arts links, Ken.

Richard Phillipps
Richard Phillipps
13 years ago

I believe that “30 to 40 minutes” like I believe check is in the mail etc. I would, sadly, nonetheless like to try the lefty blog thing. I assume I would get a list of the said blogs, and that someone would show me how to do links (which cannot be too hard, computer nerds do it). I have an optus cable connection which seems to work well. No real cv wth club t: I did a few posts on legal issues a couple of years ago, but I would like to try the job. I assume no pay, no birthday card, no free lunch, and no point offering back stage passes to groupies cos there are none.

Richard Phillipps
Richard Phillipps
13 years ago

Ditto; I made a mistake in my email address last time; try this one offer still stands withdraw nasty comment re computer nerds as i ve just proved solicitors cannot get email addresses right

Richard Phillipps
Richard Phillipps
13 years ago

that is my address; praps try again. I am fairly sure I exist, but I guess only the pope and Tony Abbott know for sure. praps you could try a very short email at the address above, and see what happens. I note that I recently said “richie_bem” not “richie_ben” wnich might have caused confusion. It is perhaps a typo I have innocently committed before. Thanks for keeping me in mind; it would be, I think, a fun thing to do, or at least an interesting thing.