You can learn a lot by watching tweets from professional conferences. You also can benefit yourself and others by learning how to live tweet conferences well. This post explains the three stages of conference live tweeting to help you make the most out of the experience.
Harnessing the changes in the news industry means breaking old habits and embracing new digital first ways of thinking. Training as digital journalists is no longer an option—it’s a necessity. How is your newsroom focusing on digital first journalism?
I will live tweet the session I attend at the annual College Media Advisers conference in New York. You can find the tweets @profkrg using the #cmanyc13 hashtag. I also am presenting several sessions, and I will post slides and other supplementary materials on this site. Enjoy the conference!
The worst thing that happens when you make a request is that you are told “no.” When the request becomes a rights-limiting demand, it’s another issue. A sheriff’s department recently asked news media to stop tweeting an newsworthy manhunt. What do you think, should media have stopped?
Identification is the ethical and professional standard for one-on-one interviews, but it is not the norm when a reporter documents someone speaking in public. However, at least one professor thinks journalists should identify themselves before live reporting public events. What do you think?