Tips by Steve Buttry on elevating your Twitter use and engaging in breaking news

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Judy Babb posted a link to this post on the JEA Listserv yesterday and called it ‘fabulous.’

In the post “Workshops on elevating your Twitter use and engaging in breaking news“, Steve Buttry shares presentations he used at workshops for professional journalists.

One is titled “Elevate your Twitter Game” and touches on subjects from hashtags to livetweeting. The other is titled “Engaging in Breaking News Coverage.” In it, Buttry gives some tools other than Twitter you can use to help you with breaking news coverage and then he goes on to give some tips for the actual coverage itself.

It is a great post for those looking for a starting point on how to use social media for more than just pushing links and it even gives others who are using their social accounts a bit more deeply sotips they can use.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 20th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He created The Next 26 and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on Twitter and Instragram @manfull and on Snapchat as aaronmanfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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