Mary McGuire | Broadcaster | Journalist | Professor marymcguire.ca

Twitter for Journalists

Tools

» Twitter

» Trendsmap
Trending topics by geographic area

» Twellow.com
Find people on Twitter

» Tweetdeck
A popular desktop software and mobile app to monitor twitter feeds

How To Guides and Tutorials

» Why Twitter Matters to media organizations
The Guardian's editor in chief lists 15 reasons why Twitter matters and why journalists can't ignore it.

» A non-fanatical beginner's guide to Twitter

» The Ultimate Guide to Twitter
from Mashable

» Twitter for Journalists and Recovering Journos
A post about the value of twitter for journalists and tips for getting started by Amy Gahran at contentious.com

» The Top Mistakes New Twitter Users Make
from 10,000 Words

» Twittering Tips for Beginners
The always entertaining David Pogue's guide for newbies

Readings

» Why Twitter will endure
The New York Times's David Carr on how he finally came to use and appreciate Twitter

» Twitter's charms sort of grow on you
Observations from the LA Times' James Rainey

» Is Twitter the Newsroom of the Future
Some food for thought to prompt a discussion about the potential impact of twitter on journalism from Idealab

» All the News that's Fit to Tweet
From the American Journalism Review, October 2008

 

 

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