A changing news media in 140 characters
Where do you ﬂy?
• Introductions -- beyond 140 characters.
• Experienced Twitters?
• If not, jump into today.
• Followers are found by following others.
After class, build a network. Follow and be
followed. Check proﬁles, who’s following
that person? Click on their followers.
• A non-traditional, traditional journalist.
• My career path:
• Sho-Ban News (Buffalo Lodge)
• Government (tempted again)
• Navajo Times & Navajo Times Today
• Arizona Republic, Salt Lake Tribune,
Moscow Pullman-Daily News, Seattle
• Seattle P-I and some new media
• Virtual Editorial Boards
• 1st Web: Essentially publishing
• Web 2.0, collaboration. Technology shift from
html to xml.
• Demographics role.
• Gold Corp challenge.
Twitter (and other
Mass collaboration as
Tweet do list.
• Follow me: @twitprof for class assignments,
ideas, posts, attendance and a few
• Post as often as you want, but for class write
at least two posts a day. One should be a
comment on a news thread.
• Make sure you have a bio of some kind on
Newscheck (every day)
Part 1 and 2
2. Getting past ‘zap’
We’ll explore the disruption of storytelling by
technology in a historical context