18 Nov '11, 9am

Journalists warned for tweeting: Should news be officially released before tweeting?

NEW YORK - News agency Associated Press (AP) has reprimanded some of its journalists after they tweeted that they had been arrested at the Occupy Wall Street camp in New York. AP managing editor Mr Lou Ferrara wrote an email to tell off the staff and remind all employees about the social media policies of AP, reminding them that their duty was to the news agency, and not to Twitter. The incident has put a spotlight on how traditional media should respond to social media. The immediacy of Twitter has allowed information to be spread at high speeds. News, such as Michael Jackson's death, spread quickly on Twitter before traditional news agencies caught up. However, the lack of checks for accuracy mean that tweets can go viral without any filter, such as tweets reporting that David Beckham had died in a car crash or that singer Adele had throat cancer. News agencies have draf...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC111118-0000132/AP-rep...

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