Tag Archives: Twitter

The Worldwide Leader Makes a Huge Mistake

By Addison Walton Social media and ESPN have had a very testy relationship during Twitter’s ascension as a convenient source of information and verifiable journalism. Over the past two to three years, ESPN has had its share of problems related … Continue reading

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Offline success in the online age

By Nicole Garner It’s become a common practice for journalists to tweet from the field, find sources through social media and engage with audiences through their online profiles. But what happens when you work for a media outlet that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Welcome to the age of #TfN

By Addison Walton It’s been quite the last few weeks for social media. First, Facebook+Journalists has become a great way for journalists to connect on the world’s leading social networking site. Then Google launched Google+ into its beta phase and … Continue reading

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Free journalism training through… Facebook?

By Andrew Gibson Twitter has been in the news a lot lately. When Keith Urbahn tweeted the first news about Osama bin Laden’s death, “over 300 reactions to the original post were spreading through the network” within two minutes, according to … Continue reading

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Attention sports writers: MVP now means “Most Valuable Participant”

By Andrew Gibson When national baseball editor Rob Neyer joined SB Nation, a sporting news website made up of a community of bloggers, he wrote a column representative of new media. Keeping SB Nation’s focus on reporter-reader interaction in mind, … Continue reading

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Twisting in the Flashbulb

By Addison Walton “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” sang David Bowie on his famous 1972 song. In Bowie’s context, he uses the song to refer to the reinvention of his artistic self. Yet, this changing of medium is currently happening in the journalism community. … Continue reading

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In the “Tweet” of the Moment

By Nicole Garner We’ve all seen it – and we might have all done it, too. But at what point does quickly tweeting what we think is factual… become careless? Last week, news media throughout the nation pounced upon reports … Continue reading

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