Digital Journalism

COM466 – University of Washington

Twitter and Journalism

In May 2009, Mashable invited Leah Betancourt (@l3ahb3tan), the digital community manager at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, to share how journalists were then using Twitter. Reasons given

  • building personal brand as a journalist
  • crowdsource stories
  • promote published work

The article also reviews tools and implementations.



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  1. […] Find one article about Twitter & journalism – blog it and tweet it; find one article about the future of journalism – blog it and tweet it. This can be one blog post (if you can write a good headline that encompasses both) but it needs to be two tweets. Category: assignment; tag Twitter, journalism. Example 1; Example 2. […]

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