Posts Tagged in twitter for breaking news

  • 3 Jan
    by Paul
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    Why Twitter matters

    News breaks on Twitter!

    I’ve addressed this in previous posts about how Twitter is an essential tool for newsrooms. But now that Twitter is so mainstream, it has become the go-to source for instant access to items of public safety, scandal, politics, sports fandom, and much more.

    The Sacramento Bee’s Ryan Lillis gives us some examples in his look at Sacramento’s most memorable tweets of 2014.

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  • 10 Oct
    by Paul
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    Using Twitter for Breaking News

    Traditional outlets like radio, television and newspapers have increasingly turned to social media as a way to augment their daily news gathering methods. This is an essential practice for any news operation… because if you don’t embrace social media, you’ll be left behind by your competition!

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