An updated list of the “top” newspapers on Twitter: Mathilde Piard cleans up one of the sillier “top newspapers on Twitter” lists to float around the web in recent months.
Is This the World’s Best Twitter Account? Craig Silverman talks with Andy Carvin about covering revolution from afar, performing atomized acts of journalism to connect individual tweets to sourcing, evidence, witnesses, and narrative.
Five Easy Pieces of Online Identity: Notes from Evan Williams (you might remember him from such products that hinge on online identity such as Blogger and Twitter.)
Moderately fascinated by word of Kerouapp, which seems like it places your tweets on a map with a handsome timeline. Here it is in action at the Guardian UK: Krakow Twitrip
The Twitter Media posse runs down how Al Jazeera — and specifically, the campaign to get Al Jazeera’s English offering to U.S. viewers — has been using Twitter during the current events in Egypt: I Want My AJZ. Notable: The use of promoted tweets to surface at the top of the #Egypt search.
In which a reader is invited to run a newspaper’s Twitter account for an hour: The urinal wall that brought a reader into a newsroom.
Whether you were enthralled or annoyed by the recent #lessambitiousmovies Twitter hashtag, this traceroute on its origin, by the Twitter Media team, is an interesting read.
Yes, this is going to be one of the posts where the person writing says something along the lines of: “Gee, I don’t really blog much anymore. You should follow me on Twitter.” Sorry about that in advance. At the beginning of this year, I resolved to “write more, but not here,” where “here” equalled […]
A social media skills course at Columbia, taught by @zseward, @lavrusik, and @nyt_jenpreston? Sounds like the right idea. SYLLABUS: Social Media Skills (+ notes from the course)