Advanced Twitter for Journalism

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April 13, 2012 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Advanced Twitter for Journalism
Originally Broadcast On:
April 13, 2012
Time Estimate:
One hour and 15 minutes

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Twitter is an amazing platform for sharing real-time information. Information can make its way by a single Tweet to anywhere in the world in seconds. The world has never seen anything this fast or this efficient.

The reality is the platform is constantly changing. This Webinar will walk you through the most important things you need to know ranging from security to tools to best practices and tips.

What Will I Learn:
  • Tools that Twitter recommends for journalists
  • Preventive security steps you can take to protect your account from being compromised
  • Insight into best practices for using Twitter as a tool: to source information and to develop breaking news
Who Should Take this Course:

Managers, editors, reporters and freelancers distributing news using Twitter.

Course Instructor:

Erica Anderson

Erica Anderson (@EricaAmerica) is a member of Twitter’s content team. She recently launched Twitter for Newsrooms and focuses on helping journalists and news organizations use Twitter as a tool to find sources faster, tell stories better, and build bigger audiences. Prior to Twitter, Erica worked as Katie Couric’s digital strategist at CBS News. She has also worked as a citizen journalist for MTV and as a top-rated CNN iReporter.

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