Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tweeting SOTU: News or Entertainment?

Tweeting is more different than most other news sharing ways that have developed in our country.  And when viewing President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address through the looking glass of Twitter, it is quite a different experience than … Continue reading

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Tweets during the SOTU

@AndyBarr34 Think he’s impatient or bored? RT @CapehartJ: Why does Speaker Boehner look like he’s late for a tee time? Politico reporter Andy Barr did a good job posting creative tweets during the State of the Union Address. Unlike many … Continue reading

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Obama’s State of the Union Address as Viewed Via BBC’s Twitter

I decided to follow, or try to follow, the BBC’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.  A search on Twitter for an original tweet from a BBC reporter failed, so I searched BBC’s website and found … Continue reading

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Tweeter teases SOTU followers back to internal web pages

First Fishman tweets a leak. In 64 characters Rob Fishman (@rbfishman), social media editor for the Huffington Post, leads his Twitter following to the raw text of Obama’s 2011 State of the Union address–more than an hour before the president … Continue reading

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Tweeting the State of the Union

The Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) is a news website that covers national events and issues. By following the Huffington Post’s tweets on the State of the Union address, readers are directed to a live blog on the news organization’s site created … Continue reading

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State of the Union Address

I reviewed @USABreakingNews’ coverage of the State of the Union Address. USA Breaking News uses this twitter account to disseminate breaking news in the United States and around the globe to their followers and other twitter users. USA Breaking News uses thousands of news … Continue reading

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Tweeting behind the scenes

The State of the Union is covered my numerous news organizations and with them “tweeters,” or people using twitter, that update their followers with short brief bits of information.  As I was watching CNN’s coverage of the State of the … Continue reading

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Interview your classmate assignment

A 300-word blog post due before class (7 p.m.) on Jan. 31 on the class blog about the classmate you interviewed on Jan. 24. Please include a direct quote and a link to at least two things about your classmate. … Continue reading

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Twitter assignment

Set up a Twitter account if you have not already. A site like TweetDeck has a download that may come in handy for this and other exercises. Please take a minute to read Darren Rovell’s article about Twitter. Your assignment, … Continue reading

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Welcome class

I’m glad to have you for this semester of the Journalism 352 section 401 at the University of Maryland. This will be your home for the year (along with your own site you will set up on WordPress). We’ll have … Continue reading

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