Monthly Archives: April 2011

My comment on article – A Facebook story: A mother’s joy and a family’s sorrow

One of my assignments this week was to write a post on any topic related to social media and journalism. I decided to write about this article A Facebook story: A mother’s joy and a family’s sorrow. This article talks … Continue reading

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Facebook using as a tool for journalists.

This week, as my assignment for Social network for journalist class, we had to read a lot of articles about how journalists are using Facebook as a tool for their jobs. Below some articles I read this week, in case … Continue reading

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Facebook – how do I use it!

I signed up my account on Facebook in 2006 because I’m an international student and that was my way to be in touch with so many students I met here while I was studying.  Also, I love pictures, and many … Continue reading

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EXTRA CREDIT – JOURNALISTS vs. BLOGGERS

According to the free dictionary , a blogger is a person who keeps and updates a blog. According to the same website, a journalist is a person whose occupation is journalism; a person who keeps a journal. They could be … Continue reading

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Be careful when you translate things…

I’m passionate with language (I do speak Portuguese, I used to speak French but I forgot. I’m taking English, Spanish classes and I used to study American Sign Language. I used to collect few sentences from different languages and I … Continue reading

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Response to article: How the social evolution has altered my FIR news-gathering process by Shel Holtz.

How should I start? After read the article “How the social evolution has altered my FIR news-gathering process ” first thing which came to my mind was what is feeds, related with social media?. According to webopedia website feed is … Continue reading

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my response on David Henderson article – Five steps to organic social media in 2011

The first thing which gets my attention on David Henderson article  (Five Steps to Organic Social Media in 2011 was Organic Social Media. I guess the word Organic got my attention. Henderson is a former award-winning CBS newscaster and now … Continue reading

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