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An edited version of a presentation about Twitter for journalists. Won't make a lot of sense without me speaking, TBH. From www.noodlepie.com

An edited version of a presentation about Twitter for journalists. Won't make a lot of sense without me speaking, TBH. From www.noodlepie.com



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  • for journalists graham.holliday@frontlineclub.com media trainer | digital editor | blogger | journalist
  • 900% increase in past year
  • How does it work? View slide
  • Twitter in Plain English View slide
  • Follow and be followed
  • @ + Twitter name directs a tweet to someone
  • #hashtags
  • Protected tweets
  • Direct message D Twittername + message
  • Re-Tweets & Links
  • 5 reasons why journalists should use Twitter
  • Join the conversation
  • When you think of the entire ecosystem as an organism, that’s when it begins to get really interesting…. Biz Stone, Twitter
  • Ask questions
  • Editorialise the conversation
  • Breaking news
  • Safety
  • Insert hilarious Jon Stewart video here...
  • Ten tools of the trade
  • 1. Twellow & Wefollow
  • 2. Tweetdeck
  • 3. Twitterfall
  • 4. Twitter search
  • search.twitter.com
  • 5. Twitter + live video
  • audioboo.fm
  • 6. Shorten URLs http://www.fromthefrontline.co.uk/blogs/index.php? blog=5&title=understanding_congo&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 http://bit.ly/Fquav
  • 7. Twitterfeed
  • 8. Mobile Twitter
  • 9. Twitter translate
  • 10. Twitter + photos
  • Twitter is just one piece of the jigsaw
  • Credits: Sabs SHOCKED at Katie's latest antics by emutree Current TV ushers in a new kind of newsroom: Tweet Filtering - http://www.flickr.com/photos/emutree/227371480/ Scobelizer - http://zi.ma/9a30b2 Twitter in Plain English Twitter Pulitzer - John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0o http://themoderatevoice.com/26652/twitter-pulitzer/ “Twitter: What’s all the fuss about?” Twitter Frenzy by The Daily Show www.madebymany.co.uk - http://zi.ma/bec489 http://zi.ma/4419cb Follow by Pieter Musterd The Craftsman by davisayer http://www.flickr.com/photos/piet_musterd/2816546021/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/davisayer/2077871613/ People mountain; People sea by Jaako Telegraph newsroom Twitterfall board by Kate Day http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaako/2492446180/ http://twitter.com/kate_day Watch by davespilbrow Airport to City 1 by Twisitor Center http://www.flickr.com/photos/davespilbrow/265269023/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/35211583@N02/3264574525/ Forward by -= BB =- Hudson River plane crash Twitpic by JKrums http://www.flickr.com/photos/bruceberrien/344846593/ http://twitter.com/jkrums - http://twitpic.com/135xa Honk by piglicker Chromatic Entropy by jurvetson http://www.flickr.com/photos/thalamus/2471419431/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/3184362622/ Journalist by J F Sebastian web2_logos by liako http://www.flickr.com/photos/jf-sebastian/2366123674/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/liako/3141169464/ Bar chats by CaptBrando Fail Whale Animation by somenice http://www.flickr.com/photos/captbrando/3288657686/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/somenice/2636021346/ Twitter network by Dr Alan Cann - Science of the Invisible No Twitter for Hitler by yesdeleon http://zi.ma/a2f1a8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd4WZ3LqCKw Images and video licensed under Creative Commons apart from those marked in grey.
  • twittertools.tumblr.com @noodlepie | @frontlineblog graham.holliday@frontlineclub.com media trainer | digital editor | blogger | journalist