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Michael Rass
Worked at BBC & PRI
Attended Hannover University
Lives in Massachusetts
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Social media has great potential for businesses looking to increase their reach, traffic and leads, if used correctly.
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The world's loneliest whale

He's been crooning his way round the Pacific for three decades. The scientist who first tracked him has died, leaving him friendless again. Josh Zeman is making a documentary about "52", so-called because that's his sound frequency. http://bbc.in/1CTHBb3
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This is great news, Harper Lee!
'Go Set a Watchman,' a novel Harper Lee completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14.
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America's torture problem
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President Obama says he has the authority to widen military action against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria. IS has made huge gains on the ground in recent months and have declared a 'caliphate'.
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Governor Patrick says Massachusetts will not take in migrant children who are in custody after attempting to cross the US border.
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This year marks the 15th anniversary of International Mother Language Day. Please take a moment to pay tribute to the language martyrs who scarified lives for the sanctity of their mother tongue.

#InternationalMotherLanguageDay   #LanguageDay  #Bangladesh  #unesco    
Let’s test your general knowledge skill.What day is today?I can imagine the answer: “It’s February 21, dummy.”Fair enough. I do use a calendar. Never mind if it is not a desk calendar or the one hanging on the wall. Don't you know I live in a digital age?But what if I ask why this day is special.Hmm. Don’t scratch your head, buddy. That's why I’m here for.Today marks the 15th anniversary of International Mother Language Day.In November 1999, UNES...
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Michele Ferrero, who died on Saturday in Monaco, made the chocolate-hazelnut paste now known as Nutella world famous. Read my latest Eurojournal.
Everybody knows the sweet merchandise of Michele Ferrero - in Germany! Almost every German child in recent decades has had Nutella for breakfast or Kinder Überraschung eggs as a surprise gift from...
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My latest Eurojournal: Following the shocking attacks by the Kouachi brothers on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, the authorities in various countries are on high alert and fearful of further attacks.
These are tense days in Europe. Following the shocking attacks by the Kouachi brothers on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, the authorities in various countries are on high alert and fearful of...
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They’re marching again in Germany and there is reason to be worried. Disenchanted German citizens and right-wing extremists have been joining forces recently to form a protest movement against what...
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Prevention includes avoiding direct contact with those infected and health officials following decontamination procedures
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How much do we require of the people who entertain us and what does it take from them? How much do they pull from themselves and what are the costs? The news that Robin Williams died an apparent suicide at the age of 63 on Monday has come as a shock and a sadness, but not — and maybe this is the tragedy of it — not a terrible surprise.
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Multimedia journalist and social media expert
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Social media, broadcast journalism, web production, blogging, translator, German speaker
Employment
  • BBC & PRI
    web producer, 2006 - 2014
    BBC journalist and web producer with the BBC & PRI & WGBH coproduction The World in Boston
  • BBC
    radio producer, 1989 - 2006
    Joined the BBC World Service in 1989 as 'announcer and translator' (German Language Service). After that I have been radio producer, editor, host, radio trainer, and web producer for the BBC and PRI in London and Boston
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Massachusetts
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Hannover, Germany - Iowa City, London, Philadelphia, Heidelberg
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Multimedia journalist and social media expert
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Former BBC journalist looking for new challenges
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  • Hannover University
    English & Political Science
  • University of Iowa
    English & Political Science
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