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May 28, 2009 / Raffy Pekson II

How Do Journalists Use Twitter?

This is a good article to read, especially if you’re a news writer or journalist. Most of the online news media websites provide “breaking news” as part of their web offering. Because of the boom of Twitter (and the chaos it has created – chaos meaning “how the heck do I use Twitter for my business”), many media sites have now created Twitter accounts to provide those breaking news feeds that’s limited in the 140 character tweet box.

Julie Posetti of PBS.org (MediaShift) provides us a great article about how Australian journalists have been using Twitter to provide mainstream news coverage of disasters that have struck the country.

Click here to read the article.

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