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Sofia Diogo Mateus

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Freelance Multimedia Journalist — Deutsche Welle, Freelance

Multimedia journalist + social media editor @dwnews. MPP @ Hertie School. 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...

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.