Building a Twitter Strategy for Your News Organization

This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
October 15, 2009 Enroll Now

Course Overview

Title:
Building a Twitter Strategy for Your News Organization
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
$24.95
Originally Broadcast On:
October 15, 2009
Time Estimate:
One hour

$24.95

About Webinars

In this virtual classroom, participants can join in a seminar led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty. This screencast includes live audio and a slideshow presentation in which participants can post questions and respond to poll questions posed by the host.

Can't understand all the tweeting about Twitter? This Webinar replay will help you understand how valuable the social networking tool can be for your news organization. You will get tips and advice on developing your own Twitter strategy.

What Will I Learn:

Twitter is more than the latest social networking fad. It's a powerful journalism tool you can use to connect to the community you serve and reach new audiences.

Who Should Take this Course:

This course is for anyone who wants to know what all the fuss is over the 140 characters allowed in every Twitter tweet -- and how to put them to good use in your news organization.

Course Instructor:

Ellyn Angelotti Kamke

Since joining The Poynter Institute in 2007, Ellyn Angelotti Kamke has helped Poynter explore the journalistic values and the legal challenges related to new technologies, especially social media. She also has helped create and develop Poynter’s use of such interactive teaching tools as online chats and podcasts. You can follow her on Twitter at @ellynkamke.

Her current work is focused on the intersection of journalism, technology and the law. She recently graduated from law school at Stetson University College of Law, where she received the Judge Raphael Steinhardt award for character, leadership and service to the community.

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