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News Corp. Hiring for "New Online Community" in UK

Speaking of News Corp., Murdoch and co. are on the lookout for new recruits in the United Kingdom to build on the company's considerable strength in Internet communities. Advertisements have gone out for a number of positions, Journalism.Co.UK reports, as part of "a new online community" and "an exciting project." Specifically, the company is looking for an online community editor, to create new forums and new topics and to prompt users to create content. It's also hiring other staff at a variety of levels. Once upon a time, News Corp. was skeptical of Web publishing, but now it thinks it's crucial for the survival of the medium. I wonder what they have in store. Is it a brand new property--like a more Euro-centric MySpace, or even a MySpace for adults? Or are they looking to integrate its many UK-based print publications into a new social network?



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