RTDNA releases social media and blogging guidelines for journalists

RTNDA Social Media Guidelines

How should professional journalists deal with their Tweets, Facebook entries and Blogs?  When do you run photo or videos from outside sources? What can a journalist write on a personal blog?

The Radio Television Digital News Association just released new Social Media and Blogging Guidelines for its professional journalists. It’s already created a lot of buzz. There is a lot here to talk about with your students.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th 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 is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner 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 X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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