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#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – Ways to flag up breaking news on Twitter

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This 10,000 Words blog post looks at the different ways news outlets flag up to their followers about the nature of the content they are tweeting, in this case breaking news but this could also relate to video or photos, for example.

The post addresses some of the common ways news outlets do this, such as breaking news in capital letters, or using the hashtag #breakingnews, and also offers “some questions to consider before adopting (or adapting) a new strategy for your own”.

See the full post here.

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