social media

#nutip Verifying a Twitter account? Check when it was created. Be suspicious of brand-new accounts.

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Verifying a Twitter account? Check when it was created. Be suspicious of brand-new accounts.
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620

#nutip Greatest value in social media: Build strategy, set course you can measure, and get started.

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The greatest value in social media is in building a strategy, setting a course that can be executed and measured — and then giving it a go.
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619

Updating Our Roundup of Resources for 2012 Election Coverage

6:06 PM Nov. 02, 2012 — by Vicki Krueger

As the 2012 campaign heads into the final days, we're updating our list of courses and resources to help you--whether you're covering a national race, a state campaign or a local election.

#nutip Breaking news with Tweets allows you to provide context, link to other info – and promote your news org.

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Breaking news with Tweets allows you to provide context, link to other information – and promote your news organization.
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594

Five Fridays in August: Special Savings Through Monday on Poynter Training

4:14 PM Aug. 30, 2012 — by Vicki Krueger

We're wrapping up our Five Fridays campaign with special savings on courses by Poynter faculty. As a bonus, we're extending the savings throughout the Labor Day weekend.

#nutip Using social media sites creates interaction within communities and perception of authentic communication.

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Using social media sites creates both an interaction within communities and the perception of authentic communication.
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580

#nutip One aim of social media strategy: Use highly engaged participants to create content for mass audience.

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One aim of your social media strategy: Engage a niche of highly engaged participants to create content for mass audience consumption.
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575

#nutip Word choice, meaning and tone matter when posting news on Twitter, Facebook, other social media.

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When posting on social media, remember you are still writing and reporting information. Tone, sentiment, meaning and word choice matter.
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573

#nutip Want to have a successful Facebook page? Combine coverage and links to content with conversation.

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Want to have a successful Facebook page? Combine coverage and links to content with conversation.
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571

#nutip Formulating a social media strategy? Knowing your target audience will help you choose social media tools.

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Formulating a social media strategy? Knowing your target audience will help you narrow down which social media tools to use.
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567
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