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   * Journalism itself has become a field dominated by online sources and online stories. Blogs can be started by anyone, at any time (Tumblr), and they can spread any type of information that they would like to. Journalists nowadays find themselves writing stories, not meant for print, but instead for download. Many journalist also have their own Twitter or Facebook pages to give anyone on those sites an opportunity to read their work online as opposed to in a newspaper or in the news broadcast.   * Journalism itself has become a field dominated by online sources and online stories. Blogs can be started by anyone, at any time (Tumblr), and they can spread any type of information that they would like to. Journalists nowadays find themselves writing stories, not meant for print, but instead for download. Many journalist also have their own Twitter or Facebook pages to give anyone on those sites an opportunity to read their work online as opposed to in a newspaper or in the news broadcast.
   * In a recent news story, a woman was kidnapped in Germantown and there was video evidence of the crime. Thanks to social media websites like Twitter and Facebook, the kidnapper in the video was identified and the woman was found. Sharing news stories such as this one led to a woman'​s life being saved. People who shared and spread the video around social media sites were helping stop a crime, as well as potentially saving someone'​s life. [[http://​philadelphia.cbslocal.com/​2014/​11/​06/​woman-abducted-in-germantown-back-home-with-family/​]]   * In a recent news story, a woman was kidnapped in Germantown and there was video evidence of the crime. Thanks to social media websites like Twitter and Facebook, the kidnapper in the video was identified and the woman was found. Sharing news stories such as this one led to a woman'​s life being saved. People who shared and spread the video around social media sites were helping stop a crime, as well as potentially saving someone'​s life. [[http://​philadelphia.cbslocal.com/​2014/​11/​06/​woman-abducted-in-germantown-back-home-with-family/​]]
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