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February 16, 2009

 

Journalism- a profession traditionally based on contacts. Who you know and how to get hold of them plays such a large role.  So what do you do nowadays? Pick up the phone? Go door knocking? Perhaps. The new alternative is social networking. Log into your twitter, your facebook, your Google Reader and the rest and not only can you find out news that interests you, but also post news that you think will interest others. In a heartbeat (unless you are still living in the dial up stone age!)

In light of the recent boom of Journalism’s connection with social networking, here are some useful links on how to impr0ve your journalistic skills using these modern utilities…

Twitter in Plain English

Follow exactly who you want using hashtags

10 Journalists you should follow on Twitter

How does StumbleUpon help bloggers?

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