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Sofia Diogo Mateus

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Freelance Multimedia Journalist — Deutsche Welle, Freelance

Multimedia journalist + social media editor @dwnews. MPP @thehertieschool. Once hailed as best person to livetweet end of the world. CityUniLondon/LSE alum.

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Biography

For all the writing journalists do, they often don't write too well about themselves. I am a journalist at DW or Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster. I started doing by doing radio at the Portuguese for Africa desk and I am now a freelance, working in the English Social Media depa...

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@sofiadmateus — 1,670 followers, 18,848 tweets

RT @ericbradner: Parkland students are hammering @realDonaldTrump for his Russia tweet. A few examples: https://t.co/29bpUIILZe
RT @jimwaterson: I’m joining the Guardian as media editor covering the traditional side of the industry, how social media firms are… https://t.co/P2AGis2LCU
Iranian plane crashes, with more than 50 people on board via @elpais Un avión se estrella en Irán con más de 50 personas a bordo  https://elpais.com/internacional/2018/02/18/actualidad/1518941343_058852.html 
A must read for publications and media attempting to become (more) “international,” via @NiemanLab Comfortable in its first language, this German business publisher hopes to build a global audience off its English edition @HandelsblattGE  http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/comfortable-in-its-first-language-this-german-business-publisher-hopes-to-build-a-global-audience-off-its-english-edition/ 
BREAKING: A powerful earthquake is shaking buildings in Mexico City, via @ap
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, my grandfather's. I loved it.

How is social media changing news?

It's changed the way we do news and the its distribution model, not to mention the economics. It's a revolution.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be honest, fair and to work with public service in mind.