Tag Archives: mashable

Recommended reading: Investigative social media, new ideas and tools

Sorry it’s been so long, but it’s been crazy busy as TBD’s preparing for the holidays and other events. This’ll be a quick one, just a few links I’ve been reading of late. Have a happy Thanksgiving, folks. Social media … Continue reading

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Uses for Foursquare in news reporting

Aside from all the fun marketing options, Foursquare can be very valuable for reporters, bloggers and other news organizations. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Find a source with ties to a specific location When you go to a venue’s … Continue reading

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Recommended links: Freemium models, ideas and more

Oh, Rupert News Corp’s Murdoch says he’ll hide his content from Google very soon. I’ll believe it when I see it. And if he does do it, how long will it take for regret to set in? Pay Models Alan … Continue reading

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It’s time to cut off support for Digg

Digg’s recent decision to hijack shared links from content publishers back to their own home page should be the last straw for online media that has supported sharing content with Digg. Continue reading

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Recommended reading for April 24th

These are my recommended links for April 24th: Colonel Tribune: Chicago’s Unlikely Social Media Pioneer – The story behind Colonel Tribune and the Trib’s successes int he social media sphere using such an unconventional idea. Journalists on Twitter – Muck … Continue reading

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Recommended reading for April 20th

Recommended reading about social media and new insights into the business of online news. Continue reading

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The Diggbar: Friend or foe to news sites?

The jury is out as to whether or not the Diggbar will be good in the long run for news websites, but everyone’s weighing in. Continue reading

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Sourcing: Non-profits on Twitter

If your beat regularly includes covering major non-profits, I’d hope for your sake that you’re on Twitter. Not a day goes by that I don’t see someone I follow trying to raise awareness for a cause or referring to an … Continue reading

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