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Video interview with @sioksiok – the director of the first Twitter documentary ever: ‘#Twittamentary’

Tan Siok Siok, or @sioksiok on Twitter, has produced the first ever Twitter documentary, ‘Twittamentary’, during the last three years. She has travelled America together with the New York artist, Geo Geller, to film some of the people behind the … Continue reading

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Do I have EHEC? My experience with the mysterious illness.

I went to Hanover in the North of Germany last week and spent the last couple of days scanning my body for symptoms of EHEC, always wondering “Do I have it?”. EHEC spreads and with it the fear spreads from … Continue reading

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Divorce is now almost legal in Malta – does that change anything?

Malta, the last real stronghold of the Roman Catholic church, was shaken by a small step towards a more liberal nation. Since May 2011 divorce is legal in Malta. Now the last EU nation in which divorce was not an … Continue reading

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What exactly is this Ehec virus?

Four people died and over 600 were infected with a highly dangerous intestinal virus called Ehec within a week in Germany. Ehec spreads quickly and scientists have no real idea where it comes from. Germans have been told to stay … Continue reading

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BBC Social Media Summit – joined journalistic forces analyse the new content phenomenon

In these times of insecurity, journalists urgently need to know what’s coming for their industry. Social media(SM) seems to be the answer. But the traditional media-makers aren’t quite able to put their finger on where exactly this phenomenon is going … Continue reading

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University of Westminster teacher scores seventh place for Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest

It was the senior teacher of the University of Westminster’s Music department, Mike Exarchos alias “Stereo Mike”, who scored seventh place at the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) for Greece last Saturday. With the song “Watch My Dance” the EMI contract … Continue reading

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Tablet PC and netbook in one – love the idea, not the manifestation

For a while I have been thinking about getting the Ipad now. But then I have a netbook and a smartphone and apart from ebooks, app games and a fancy look the Ipad does not seem offer me anything new. … Continue reading

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