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Reporters with a twist or how reporters use Twitter

Reporters with a twist or how reporters use Twitter

The author of ‘Here’s how reporters use Twitter’ is involved in the launch of a newsroom for freelance journalists using Twitter. The reality-style reporting site is called www.reporTwitters.com. ReporTwitter will be up soon. Hold your breath. Read the blog.

We designed our formula so that reporTwitter stories have a high probability of reaching (the) critical mass come what may; be it through making it to the newspapers or by organic development right on this platform.

These are some interesting feeds by people who twitter about their journalistic adventures most of all:
http://twitter.com/fieldreports is interesting because it features the work days of a German freelance journalist.

http://twitter.com/GroundReport is the twitter by the Groundreport guys, who run a grassroots reporting site. In their Twitters they focus on journalistic issues.

http://twitter.com/JohnMone takes the Yank approach and addresses his audience; ‘…Good morning. Do you remember murderer so and so?…’


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Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

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