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    Of Twitter, time, and talking: Reflections on interviewing political journalists

Of Twitter, time, and talking: Reflections on interviewing political journalists

Svenja Ottovordemgentschenfelde is a Fellow at Tow Center for Digital Journalism and a PhD candidate in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE

Journalists are busy people. It can be hard enough to get a hold of them and even more difficult to get them to meet for coffee as participants in a research project. I braced myself to […]

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    “Beyond 140 Characters”: A Tow Center project about the forces that shape journalists’ strategic Twitter engagement

“Beyond 140 Characters”: A Tow Center project about the forces that shape journalists’ strategic Twitter engagement

Svenja Ottovordemgentschenfelde is a Fellow at Tow Center for Digital Journalism and a PhD candidate in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE

This blog was originally written for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism

“Beyond 140 Characters”: A Tow Center project about the forces that shape journalists’ strategic Twitter engagement

In 2009, The Washington Post’s Paul Farhi wrote a feature for the […]

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Who to follow on Twitter in 2016

Lauren Suk is a MSc Media and Communications Student at LSE and Social Media Intern for Polis. (@sukkirie)

With 2016 just getting underway, Polis Social Media intern Lauren Suk gives us her top tips of who to follow on Twitter to stay one step ahead of what is sure to be a tumultuous year in the world of journalism…

New Roles in […]

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Is Twitter useful at University?

The 140 characters required on Twitter forces people to summarise complex discussion in a few words – and therefore leading to incomplete and misleading messages.

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November 19th, 2015|Featured, Student blogs|0 Comments|

“I manage the fear” : being a dissident writer in China

As the UK government receive Chinese president Xi Jinping on his state visit this week, Julia Ziemer and Yanning Huang meet dissident writer Murong Xuecun at Asia House to hear about his experience of challenging authority in today’s China.
“Anyone who lives a successful life in China, you can pretty much guarantee they have no sense of morality.”
So says dissident writer Murong […]

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