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What’s Your Thesis?

The Challenge Has Arrived – The Master’s Thesis!

On my way to finish my degree – one of the most important prerequisites to actually become a journalist – I’ve finished nearly all my course work. The end of my career as a student is slowly approaching. BUT, there is one big challenge that I still need to master (pun totally intended). After all, I need to deliver a final thesis!
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Los Twitteros – The Thrill of Crime and Journalism

Isn’t it interesting? Just when I found a way to keep myself involved (and I mean like really really into it involved) with my internship – it ends 😉

Friday was my last day at the “Mainzer Rhein-Zeitung“. I’ll continue to write of course, but no more non-payed work from now.

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If Gutenberg lived for one day…

What if Johannes Gutenberg, the good ol’ Johnny G. was still alive?
Yesterday, his statue was brought back to his home city: Mainz, Germany – only one day after the 542nd anniversary of his death.

What would you tell Johnny, if he was alive today? Since I’m still interning RZMainz (this is my last week), I asked their followers what they would tell the inventor of the printing press:

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The 140 Character Blog – Twitter Profile: West Seattle Blog

Another Profile for UW TwitterBook!

This profile was written for the University of Washington Twitter Book according to a Case Study Template.

West Seattle Blog is a hyper local community Blog that has achieved national recognition and serves its readers updates from “the hood” 24/7/365. The community voice has found its way onto Twitter.

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Twitter Profile: Monica Guzman

Another Profile for UW TwitterBook! Updated “Questions” section due to very timely repsonse!

This profile was written for the University of Washington Twitter Book according to a Case Study Template.

Monica Guzman is a Journalist and Blogger in Seattle. She writes the BigBlog, a Blog of the Seattle PI, a paper that successfully exists online, after its print version collapsed and was discontinued in 2009. Monica doesn’t do the job, she is the job – so many of her updates seem very personal, yet highly relevant!

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The Chapter: News Media on Twitter

You have been waiting a long time, here it is: *drumroll* My final chapter for the UW Twitter Book!

Final? Well no, no story is ever final. But this version is supposed to go in print! Hence, if you find any errors, missing links etc., please let me know! Become my editor ;-). I hope you enjoy reading:

News Media on Twitter

“Look, we are going down, brace for impact!”[1]

Passenger Jeff Kolodjay sat near the engines of the A320 bound to Charlotte, NC from New York, when a loud bang and the smell of smoke filled the cabin on January 15th 2009. He said his prayers when the captain announced the plane would hit the frigid Hudson River. All passengers survived.

Janis Krums was on a nearby passenger ferry when he witnessed the plane crash into the Hudson. He called 911, took the first snap shot of the floating plane. The picture made him famous, appearing in several news papers the following day.[2]

The first image of the “Miracle on the Hudson”, was not taken by a journalist, but by an amateur who happened to be on the scene.[3] The incident was a praise for Citizen Journalism and fed an ongoing conversation about the death of traditional [4]Journalism and News Media.

Easy access to reporting technology, Blogs and Social Media sites like Twitter has indeed created a possibility for citizens to participate in the reporting of news. But does that mean that traditional Journalism is dead?
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“Twitter Book Chapter Will Be Finished Momentarily…

… please have a little snack while you wait!”

I have been announcing it for a while now: My Twitter Chapter on News Media’s use of Twitter for the University of Washington’s Twitter Book! But where is it?
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Twitter: King5 Profile

This profile was written for the University of Washington Twitter Book according to a Case Study Template.

King5Seattle is an NBC affiliated broadcasting Station in Seattle. But instead of broadcasting a newsfeed, their stream is a flow of conversations – with relevance to their audience!

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