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Alex Veeneman

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Minneapolis, MN USA
Journalist and Blogger — Kettle Mag
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Covers:  international news, journalism, nhl, britain, social media, technology

Journalist @KettleMag, others. Blogger, Ethics/FOI Committee member @spj_tweets. Journalism & #pubmedia advocate. Formerly @alexvlf. My views. RTs ≠ endorse.

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Biography

I'm an award winning journalist and editor based in Chicago in the United States. I'm Opinions Editor on The Flyer at Lewis University and Media Editor for Kettle Magazine based in the UK.

I contribute stories on items such as national affairs, international affairs, and technology to The Flyer a...

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@alex_veeneman — 846 followers, 4,151 tweets

RT @torystarr3: "Organizations are learning loyal audiences matter more—loyal audiences know you, trust you, and are willing to pay… https://t.co/fXFbbB8rtl
@daisy_wyatt Hi Daisy - hope you're well. Wondered if you and I could chat? Wanted some thoughts on some journalism things I'm thinking about. Let me know... A
@BBCEmilyUnia On reflection, I'm not sure whether to laugh or what to think...
@toreyvanoot Not bad indeed. How's the vacation? There could be a foot of snow Saturday (6 minimum) here per NWS.
@EmmaMci Congrats Emma. When you get to Calgary, you should connect with @CTVdawnwalton - in my judgment, one of the top minds in journalism in Canada. I think you'll benefit from meeting her.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter with my high school newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have not used a typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

It has significantly changed it. Consumption is now high on Facebook and Twitter and it has changed the modern journalistic craft.

Awards

First Place for General Excellence

2012
Shared this award with The Flyer staff on excellence from the American Scholastic Press Association.

Excellence in Opinion Writing (2011-12 year)

2012
I was recognized by the Department for work as The Flyer's Opinions Editor during the 2011-12 school year, citing my international news columns.