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Cori Faklaris

Covers:  tv shows, facebook, viral videos, tweets, memes, trending topics, shareable stories, tv recaps

Social media & UX/HCI researcher. Cat mom. Politics/journalism/slashes addict. @cmuhcii grad student. Ex @IUPUInformatics, @indystar, @pjstar.

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Biography

From 2013 to 2015, I drove page views, engagement and subscriber value for IndyStar.com. On a typical day, I would:
-- Browse websites and social media for links, discussions, trending topics, accounts to highlight.
-- Listen to and sift comments and conversations around breaking news, current e...

What was your first job as a journalist?

As a paid journalist: reporter for my college newspaper, the Daily Illini.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

YES. I remember my ribbon going out just as a term paper was due. Shudder.

How is social media changing news?

It's more rushed. I make more mistakes now unfortunately, but my readers help me keep revising. In-depth stories now often get ignored.