Author Archives: robbykorth

About robbykorth

I'm a journalist graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May 2014. I'm passionate about finding good stories and telling them in a creative way with creative writing. I love the entire process of creating journalism from the reporting to putting the ideas on the page.

Five questions on branding

When can branding go from smart self-promotion to over-the-top bragging? Is branding the right word to use for building a reputation and letting others see your talent for journalism?   In Robin J. Phillips presentation, she says that an organization … Continue reading

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Twitter and the death of Joe Pa

In 2012, several media outlets reported former controversial Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had died, even though he remained alive in a hospital bed. The story broke incorrectly after Onward State, an independent student publication at PSU, learned of … Continue reading

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Permanence in social media and journalism

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a simple typo inside a Tweet or that embarrassing, acne-filled picture from your awkward junior high dance, there have been things we want wiped clean from social media. But, sometimes it just feels like … Continue reading

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Valentine’s week in social media Here’s everything we tweeted during the last week for class.

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