The Center for Investigative Reporting was named a finalist in five categories, including four with California Watch, in the Online News Association awards.
We asked members of our Public Insight Network to share their thoughts on this issue and whether they approve of the 12-and-younger set having their own Facebook profiles.
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How many social media coordinators does it take to promote a yearlong investigation between four media organizations? Distribution and Online Community Manager Meghann Farnsworth reports on the social media outreach around the Post Mortem partnership series.
An average of 600 tweets appear on the Internet every second. This extraordinary volume of online content proved seductive to the Department of Homeland Security. It launched a recent initiative to search social media sites for dozens of key terms, such as “cocaine,” “militia” and “radicals.” By searching for terms listed in a DHS report, CIR used Storify to collect just a few of the messages, images and videos that could feasibly cross the government’s radar.
Network will provide investigative journalists with new opportunities to engage the public and fellow journalists on issues that impact their communities.
Well, that was fun! This past Monday, Oct. 4, California Watch reporters, editors and other staff spread out across the state for our second Open Newsroom.