Even without formal instruction from my multimedia journalism course, Tuscaloosa News’ Wayne Grayson figured out how to make Twitter a critical part of breaking news coverage, which won the news organization a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.
Twitter and Wiggio each make a contribution to the 2012 Gulf South Summit. Glad we’re using these tools to take the conference beyond the Lake Terrace Convention Center.
New York Times Media Reporter Brian Stelter will appear on an 1:30 p.m. AEJMC Panel Discussion on “Social Media on Crisis Coverage and Crisis Management During a Natural Disaster.”
Using Twitter as a required tool in a Race, Gender and Media class this summer taught me some lessons about the limits of social media in a mass communications classroom.
Reaching the 500-follower threshold on Twitter providers an occasion to reflect on this particular social media journey from January 2008 to July 2011.
Reading the New York Times’ Brian Stelter’s tweets from Joplin, Missouri helps one really see how this social media outlet can give reporters a very useful outlet for breaking news.
As I talk briefly at the UA System Scholars Institute this afternoon about using Twitter, here are the FIVE takeaways: 1. It’s a Requirement today for Breaking News If we learned anything from the story of bin Laden’s death or … Read More