Last week, I argued that the best way to use Twitter to learn about the revolutions was to follow more specific topics and then to fact-check the information gathered from your Twitter feed.
Andy Carvin (@carvin), the well-known NPR reporter who has been curating social media from the recent protests, recently turned my model on its head: [...]
With the implementation of an online voting system being considered more seriously than ever before, the topic of electronic voting has been on my mind. Thus, I casually typed the words “voting online” into my search engine the other day to see what I would find. The following Wired news headline appeared as the number two [...]
Twitter has become an increasingly vital political communications tool for political leaders: Sarah Palin’s Twitter account is followed by over 390,000 people, for instance, while a stunning six million people currently follow President Obama’s tweets. The Democratic Party has a Twitter account featuring policy updates and announcements as well as links to the twitter feeds of [...]
The Cheshire Case is the first instance I’ve heard about that has raised the specter of Bad Twitter, a Twitter that interferes with government processes that we consider good and sacred. [...]
To follow up on Ali’s post, I wanted to talk about the coverage by President Obama’s and the Republicans’
recent video addresses. In The Caucus, the political blog of the New York Times, Janie Lorber discusses what she calls the “Easter Address.” She discusses the contents of his address [...]