Friday, 25 January 2008

Digital journalism tools: Twitter

Dan Blank has put together a handy summary of how journalists can get real value out of Twitter. Dan has brought together information from various sources so it's worth checking out his post in full .

One of his sources is Darren Rowse who has outlined these nine ways in which twitter helps him up his game as a blogger (but they are equally valid for journalists too)

  • Research Tool
  • Reinforce (and expand) Your Personal Brand
  • Promote Content
  • Extend Audience - Find NEW Readers
  • Networking
  • Previews
  • Speedlinking
  • Story Gathering
  • Find Out What People REALLY Think.
read dan's post for more detail.

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