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ProfNet Experts Available on Televised Trials, Protecting Assets Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts

NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate edition. 

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EXPERT ALERTS

  • Televised Criminal Trials Do More Harm Than Good
  • Not Protecting Your Assets Will Cost You

MEDIA JOBS

  • Breaking News Staffer – Associated Press (CA)
  • Associate Editor – Business Insurance (IL)
  • Photo Editor – Allure.com (NY)

OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES

  • Q&A With Anthony De Rosa of Circa on Sources and Investigative Journalism
  • Grammar Hammer: Any Way You Want It
  • Q&A Team: Google Plus or Minus for Journalists?

EXPERT ALERTS:

Televised Criminal Trials Do More Harm Than Good
Nancy S. Marder
Professor, John Paul Stevens Jury Center
IIT Chicago-Kent
"Televised criminal trials do more harm than good. Defendants' rights to a fair trial and the public's understanding of our judicial system are adversely affected by cameras in the courtroom. The responsibility of serving as a juror -- taking an oath, deliberating with fellow jurors and reaching a verdict that will have an impact on another person's life -- is quite different than watching the trial on television, yet the public incorrectly thinks it sees just what the jury sees."
Media Contact: Gwendolyn E. Osborne, gosborne@kentlaw.iit.edu

Not Protecting Your Assets Will Cost You
Ronald Fatoullah, Esq.
Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorney
Ronald Fatoullah & Associates
"As a result of medical progress, the life expectancy in the United States has increased. As people live longer, most will encounter the physical and mental disabilities that accompany aging. With long-term, nursing home and assisted living care costs skyrocketing, early planning will save your hard-earned assets later on."
Fatoullah has been advising New Yorkers about the legal and financial challenges of aging for more than 30 years. He is an award-winning attorney and highly regarded for his contributions to the field of elder law. For seven years, he's been on the list of New York's "Best Lawyers" in the fields of elder law, trusts and estates.
Website: http://www.fatoullahlaw.com  
Media Contact: Carol Schell, cschell@fatoullahlaw.com

MEDIA JOBS:

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OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES:

Following are links to other news and resources we think you might find useful. If you have an item you think other reporters would be interested in and would like us to include in a future alert, please drop us a line at profnetalerts@prnewswire.com

  • Q&A WITH ANTHONY DE ROSA OF CIRCA ON SOURCES AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM. Circa is the mobile news app that breaks stories down to their core facts to make them easier to read and share. Today on ProfNet Connect, Beth Monaghan, principal and co-founder of InkHouse Media + Marketing, shares her interview with Anthony De Rosa, Circa's relatively new editor-in-chief. Monaghan asked De Rosa about how he and his team source news stories and how he views the evolution of investigative journalism: http://bit.ly/1aslmKB
  • GRAMMAR HAMMER: ANY WAY YOU WANT IT. Unsure of when to use "anyway" vs. "anyhow"? This week's Grammar Hammer post will help you out: http://bit.ly/15QfYhl
  • Q&A TEAM: GOOGLE PLUS OR MINUS FOR JOURNALISTS? Have you been considering setting up a Google+ account but aren't sure whether – or how – it will benefit you as a journalist? In the latest Q&A Team column, four experts answer questions about Google+ for journalists: http://bit.ly/1dCQGWW 

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