Archive for October, 2011

What happened @LSENews?

What happened @LSENews?

At 3:38 PM GMT, the London School of Economics‘s media office Twitter account sent out a tweet that appeared to lay the smack down on Oxford University: Minutes later, the post was deleted. Trying to click through to the tweet’s permalink says it no longer exists. Full disclosure: I’m an LSE alum. Personally, I kind [...]


AFP’s Guidelines for Journalists Using Social Media

After a period of internal discussion (disclosure: of which I played a tiny role by taking part in a conference call to discuss an earlier draft), AFP has published its guidelines for journalists’ use of social media. You will recall that earlier this year, the agency published its guidelines for the use of content published [...]