Category Archives: Twitter

The how and why of Twitter lurking

It looks like there’s an interesting new paper out on social media use. I can’t be entirely sure because, y’know, academic paywalls, but when I saw this, I had to know a bit more… I have a new article out … Continue reading

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Tweetdeck: A short user guide to getting the most out of it

(Photo credit: estherbester) I ran my first Webex training session this week; it was a 45 minute run-through of How To Be a Tweetdeck Ninja, which contained my tips for getting the most out of Facebook. Ahem.I’ve used Tweetdeck for years and … Continue reading

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Advice from the Green Ink Brigade

This comment on a HTFP story about the continuing Daily Post Right to Tweet campaign (of which, more here) made smile ruefully  Many of the commenters on articles about the campaign (and thanks, HTFP, for being so supportive) take the view … Continue reading

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Tweeting and filming council meetings? Oh, go on then….

The Daily Post’s Right to Tweet campaign continues to roll forward (we even made Roy Greenslade‘s blog) but since we’ve launched it there have been a number of other instances of newspaper journalists and councillors falling foul of the ‘can … Continue reading

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Why does live tweeting put councils in a spin?

The issue of tweeting in the council chamber has caused some debate lately, and I’m happy to hold my hand up as someone who helped the discussions along.I’ve also been ridiculously busy at work, and so there hasn’t been much … Continue reading

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Twitter gets video!Yay! Oh. Er, boo!

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Juxtaposition and the benefits of snark

I think next year, instead of running that newspaper stalwart the Review of the Year, I might suggest a round-up of Front Pages That Never Were.The topic came up after Dan Owen and I had a good hard stare at … Continue reading

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The rise of the retweet junkie

I thought I’d tweeted off my chest the things that appalled me about the ‘be first or be right’ social media minefield following the shattering horror of the Newton shootings.  But then I read this post by Andy Dickinson, and it … Continue reading

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My Interesting Reads (weekly)

Twitter Blog: Best practices for journalists “Journalists and news publishers have long sought the best ways to create engagement on Twitter and make the most of every Tweet – and we want to help. We’ve created a set of best … Continue reading

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Tweeting court cases – the case for the defence

Technology and court reporting – it’s the debate that keeps on giving. In March 2009, after the Palm Beach Post won the right for a reporter to leave the courtroom to tweet an update (seriously, this happened) I wrote that … Continue reading

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