Paul Bradshaw explains the importance of networking and networks in online journalism. Networking online is as important as real life interaction. It helps journalists link with people they've never met.
This blog by Martin Belam sums up the situation faced by many community managers, many of the people writing comments are not engaging their brains. It’s a very amusing read which will strike a chord with anyone who has been moderating online communities. I have been moderating and banning for 15 years and it never ceases to amaze me what people think is reasonable. I’m also amused when people criticise other people’s spelling and grammar when their own is far from perfect.
Context to the Tweet or be sacked comments from Peter Horrocks and Raju Narisetti. Journalists should tweet but need to understand how it can work to help them, as well as drive traffic to their sites. It’s all about the conversation and interaction.
Another excellent example of Storify by Joseph Stashko for the Next Web.
Steve Jobs' resignation generated a flurry of activity on Twitter and other social media platforms. The secondary story is the reaction, which is where Storify comes into its own.
Former production editor and community manager at Journalism.co.uk teaching online journalism on two NCTJ courses.
Former digital content and social media editor for six newspaper websites in West Sussex.
Experienced journalist and sub-editor.
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