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Twitter for Journalists, or Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Twitter, But Were Afraid to Ask

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[LOOKING FOR LINKEDIN BRIEFING? go to ] Columbia Journalism School presents a briefing on Twitter. The micro-blogging service, is popular with many journalists. We hear how it helped in covering the Mumbai attacks and an LA earthquake, and even helped free an American student from an Egyptian jail. But how can journalists use it in their day-to-day work? What are best practices for journalists? Whose work is worth, in Twitter terms, worth "following?" The answers to all of these questions via a webcast featuring several technology journalists and Twitter experts. Speakers include alums Arik Hesseldahl, BusinessWeek senior technology writer (@ahess247); Shel Israel, author of the forthcoming "Twitterville: Getting Closer to Customers During Tough Times" (@shelisrael); Daniel Terdiman, senior writer, CNET (@greeterdan). MODERATOR: Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs and Columbia new media professor (@sreenet). Post your questions/comments and see links to all these folks at [LOOKING FOR LINKEDIN BRIEFING? go to ]