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How to use Twitter for journalism

The livestream (now with better resolution):

http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/cs_api/get_swf/3/&pl_id=21369&wpid=10003&page_count=10&windows=1&show_title=0&va_id=2333765&auto_start=0&auto_next=1

(By the way, it should be mentioned that at the end of the session, I got cake).

The links used were:

10 things you need to stop tweeting about – The Oatmeal

Channeling the news brand on Twitter and Facebook – Zombie journalism

Also by Mandy Jenkins, which I didn’t get to use, is the most excellent “Accuracy and accountability checklist for social media.”

The tools we discussed were Twitter, Tweetdeck and  Bit.ly.

Also, one guide I didn’t get to use and should have is the Elements of Twitter Style.

Another guide I could have use but didn’t was the intro to Twitter (modified) guide by Idealaber Lee Moran:

Twitterhttp://www.scribd.com/embeds/51778267/content?start_page=1&view_mode=slideshow&access_key=key-1ywk0kdj1u9f0mvqvmsn(function() { var scribd = document.createElement(“script”); scribd.type = “text/javascript”; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = “http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js”; var s = document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })();

One more link: Journal Register Company Adviser Jay Rosen, a New York University professor, explains how he tweets professionally.

UPDATE: Fellow Idealabber Kelly Metz of the Morning Journal in Ohio also has a Twittorial:

Twitorialhttp://www.scribd.com/embeds/43780617/content?start_page=1&view_mode=list&access_key=key-oxf9w9mzmm6hbb2s1f(function() { var scribd = document.createElement(“script”); scribd.type = “text/javascript”; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = “http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js”; var s = document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })();

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  1. March 29, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Great link and so true.

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