For the Record

Social media: Some principles and guidelines

The rise of social media has brought journalists some powerful new storytelling and information-gathering tools. However, with these new opportunities have come some new risks.

The fall of the Wall–and the media’s role

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Citizen journalism, mainstream media and Iran

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Counting quality — not characters — in social media

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from Mark Jones:

Davos through social media

I spent last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos producing content for reuters.com, running some experiments in new ways to cover a conference, and observing the growing integration of social media into a major mainstream event.

Twittering away standards or tweeting the future of journalism?

I’ve been tweeting from the World Economic Forum, using the microblogging platform Twitter to discuss the mundane (describing crepuscular darkness of the Swiss Alps at 5 a.m.) or the interesting (live tweeting from presentations).

from Reuters Editors:

Typewriters, Technology and Trust

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