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Posts Tagged ‘hudson river crash’

The man who changed twitter

With the press of a few buttons on his iPhone, Janis Krums changed the way the world looks at twitter. While the traditional news networks were still searching for the plane in the Hudson, that photo was already spreading like wildfire across the twittersphere. Many people see the @jkrums photograph as signalling the beginning of…

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Ask @jkrums a question

Anyone who tweets will know all about the ultimate twitter citizen journalist, Janis Krums (@jkrums). Long before the big media outlets had even broken the story, Janis captured the very first photograph of Flight 1549 after it was skilfully put down in the Hudson River, New York, by Captain Chelsey B “Sully” Sullenberger. Since taking…

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