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Authorities turn their sights on microblogging
2010-07-19
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about a new crackdown in China on social-networking tools, especially microblogging services.
Berlin Twitter Wall website blocked just days after its launch
2009-11-04
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the fact that the Chinese authorities blocked the Berlin Twitter Wall website (www.berlintwitterwall.com) just days after its launch.
Fundamentalists target Twitter and Facebook in unprecedented move
2010-03-30
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the ruling by an Islamic court ordering a Nigerian human rights group, the Civil Rights Congress, to close its blog and stop hosting debates on Twitter and Facebook ...
Justice department ordered Twitter to hand over details of users linked to WikiLeaks
2011-01-11
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the US Department of Justice’s apparent determination to prosecute WikiLeaks and its leading supporters.
Top Twitter Tactics to Leverage your Job Search
2011-10-12
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Searching for your next role? More and more social media is being used to post job vacancies, source candidates, and screen prospective recruits. These strategies are all well and good on the side of...

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Authorities turn their sights on microblogging
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about a new crackdown in China on social-networking tools, especially microblogging services.
Berlin Twitter Wall website blocked just days after its launch
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the fact that the Chinese authorities blocked the Berlin Twitter Wall website (www.berlintwitterwall.com) just days after its launch.
Fracking Firm Encourages Industry to Imitate Taco Bell's Twitter Strategy
Fang, Lee
Article
2015
The Intercept
Oil and gas companies are steadily increasing their footprint on social media, hiring specialized public relations firms and developing "visual shorthand" infographics that can be shared easily on Fac...
Fundamentalists target Twitter and Facebook in unprecedented move
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the ruling by an Islamic court ordering a Nigerian human rights group, the Civil Rights Congress, to close its blog and stop hosting debates on Twitter and Facebook ...
Have new social media made 'traditional' media obsolete?
Article
2009
Sources HotLink
New media provide additional channels for getting messages out, but they don't make older media obsolete. The task is of public relations is to reach people through the media they use. In an increasin...
Simple Tools to Sort the Tweets from the Trash
van Ess, Henk
Article
2014
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
In this first part of a three-part series, social media and web research specialist Henk van Ess provides some practical hints for how to de-clutter your Twitter stream and keep your timeline relevant...
Simple tools to sort the tweets from the trash
van Ess, Henk
Article
2014
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Social media and web research specialist Henk van Ess provides outlines things you can do to decrease the likelihood of missing newsworthy tweets in twitter feeds, part 1 of 3.
S0urces Twitter
Website
2010
Sources
Sources.com, the place to find experts & sources. Reach the media with your message, send out news releases, publicize events, raise your profile, spotlight your expertise, get publicity. Follow @S0ur...
Twittering Our Way to Tuscon
Karpel, Richard
Article
2009
Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN)
AAN's executive director writes the six millionth blog post expressing skepticism about the Twitter phenomenon and then breathlessly reveals the convention hashtag.
With Power of Social Media Growing, Police Now Monitoring and Criminalizing Online Speech
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Intercept
Criminal cases for online political speech are now commonplace in the UK, notorious for its hostility to basic free speech and press rights. As The Independent's James Bloodworth reported last week, "...

Sources Bookshelf

It's Complicated
The Social Lives of Networked Teens
boyd, danah
Book
2014
In It's Complicated, danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media.


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