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Japanese website covers AAJA Twitter event

The Japanese website Blogos has published an article about AAJA-Tokyo’s special lecture by Twitter journalist Daisuke Tsuda last week. Check it out if you read Japanese. Or visit our recaps: Japan quake changed social media’s role, Twitter journalist @tsuda says Storify recap: Tweets from AAJA-Tokyo’s Tsuda lecture

Japan quake changed social media's role, Twitter journalist @tsuda says

Daisuke Tsuda’s lecture in Tokyo received a warm reception on Friday night. About 3o people came to hear the Twitter journalist talk about the increasingly important role of social media, said  AAJA-Tokyo member Yuri Kageyama, correspondent for the Associated Press who organized the event. Tsuda (@tsuda), who has more than 190,000 followers on Twitter, says …

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This Friday: #AAJATsuda special Twitter lecture in Tokyo

Spread the word. This week’s trending Twitter hashtag: #AAJATsuda. AAJA’s special lecture by Twitter star Daisuke Tsuda in Tokyo happens this Friday, December 23. @tsuda is a leading Twitter pioneer with more than 196,000 followers. Admission is free. RSVP and find details at the event’s Facebook page: AAJA Lecture in Tokyo: Twitter journalist Daisuke Tsuda …

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Swadesh DeRoy Scholarship from Japan's FCC

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan is taking submissions for its Swadesh DeRoy Scholarship. The top prize is 300,000 yen (nearly US$4,000). Any current undergraduate or graduate student in Japan, or any Japanese student enrolled in an overseas journalism program, is eligible to apply. The deadline is February 15, 2012. More details on the FCCJ …

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