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Julian Assange wins Walkley Award

on November 28, 2011 | News WikiLeaks | Comments (0)
Julian Assange wins Walkley Award

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder has won the Walkley Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Journalism. This is a significant prize for Journalists and Julian Assange released the following acceptance speech, whilst still being under house arrest. You can watch the video here on the SBS website: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1608279/WikiLeaks-Assange-awarded-at-Walkleys Walkley Twitter Update:

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Journalism & Social Media: How they work together

on November 24, 2011 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Journalism & Social Media: How they work together

In today’s constantly developing technological world, the link between social media and journalism is becoming stronger than ever. Such collaborations can be witnessed through news and social media platforms, such as the recent implementation of Yahoo! News’s content sharing option for Facebook, which allows users to share with their friends what news articles they have […]

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Twitter Breaks the News

on November 3, 2011 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Breaks the News

In 2009 US Airways flight 1549 crashed in New York’s Hudson river. It took only four minutes before a tweet made by Jim Hanrahan (@Manolantern) alerted the public to what had happened. The media were considerably slower to respond, with 15 minutes elapsing before news outlets began reporting the story. This is not an isolated […]

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