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Paula Wethington

Monroe MI
Social Media Reporter — Monroe News

I do social media and newsroom things for @monroenews and @bedfordnowmi. Find local headlines at @monroenewspaula and other topics here 👩🏻‍💻

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My professional goal is to fill the gap between journalism and digital media so that people who are busy with their own lives get news and lifestyle information they want and need in the format they prefer and expect. I'm a reporter with more than 25 years experience at daily newspapers in Ohio a...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job in the news business was delivering newspapers! My first job in what became my journalist career was as a copy runner.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I took an electric typewriter to college. Computers were in the library labs, and I did use them. But many of my papers were typed.

How is social media changing news?

News has become "What's happening now?" rather than "What happened yesterday?"