Live-tweeting has taken on a prominent role in events coverage as an integral part of the 24-hour news cycle. As well as writing up a traditional news piece, reporters are often expected to give live coverage to conferences, speeches, protests, sports events, court cases, council meetings and any other context of breaking news, within the law. Anyone can tweet, but not everyone can do it well.
So Adam Tinworth, online journalism lecturer at City University, digital media consultant and liveblogger since 2001, has shared his three top tips on live tweeting, a blog post which is gathering further useful comments from other digital luminaries.
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