Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
With all the hullabaloo about Sky News’ new draconian Twitter policy, I am actually more interested in the why rather than the policy as it was reported by The Guardian.
- No retweets of rival journalists or “people on Twitter”.
- Stick to your own beat.
- Don’t tweet about personal or non-professional subjects on their work accounts.
First off, “people on Twitter”? People on Twitter? This reminds me of the old debate we had about quoting bloggers years ago. Yes, a lot of blogs were personal musings, but experts blog about topics including the US Supreme Court, arms control and volcanoes, important