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October 8, 2013 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

12:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund I use http://t.co/hC3N6HnqyX for live chats. Works pretty well. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @SVBizGreg: @wjchat @AGoldmund Hey y’all. Just put paper to bed. Ready to #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Welcome to the 187th episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for Web journalists. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Come chat with us on #tweetchat about the breaking news consumer’s handbook: http://t.co/gKJmmmDilT #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: This week’s #wjchat is starting. @OnTheMedia’s @AGoldmund will be talking about the breaking news consumer’s handbook I helped

Maureen Alley
@MaureenAlley


12:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hey, #wjchat, I’m Latrice Davis. In the spirit of the Black Eyed Peas, “let’s get (this dialogue) started.”

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Tonight we’re talking about Media Literacy in breaking news situation: The Breaking News Handbook http://t.co/gzz4kI2yhW #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Welcome to the 187th episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for Web journalists. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Our host is Alex Goldman / @AGoldmund @OnTheMedia Senior Producer & Co-author of the Handbook! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Tonight we’re talking about Media Literacy in breaking news situation: The Breaking News Handbook http://t.co/gzz4kI2yhW #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Our host is Alex Goldman / @AGoldmund @OnTheMedia Senior Producer & Co-author of the Handbook! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hi everyone. Thanks for inviting me, @wjchat! #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hey guys, news social media editor in Sydney, Australia . This should be interesting! #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Checking out #wjchat convo on Media Literacy in breaking news situation: The Breaking News Handbook http://t.co/xKNKkMtxVK

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
OK, let’s kick things off. Please introduce yourself & get ready to share your insights w/the crowd! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat @AGoldmund @onthemedia Thanks for hosting tonight’s #wjchat – looking forward to the discussion!

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hi. I’m Alex Goldman. I’m a producer for @onthemedia, and I host a podcast called @tldr. I put together the Breaking News Handbook. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Howdy all from @SVBizJournal. Sitting here next to @SVBiz_Sem, aka @amartinmedia, who intro’d me to #wjchat.

Greg Baumann
@SVBizGreg


12:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @AGoldmund great tip – using for the first time. So much better than just trying to use Twitter app. Thanks. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hello #wjchat-ers! Andre checking in from Birmingham, AL. How’s it going out there this evening?

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hey #wjchat! Excited to participate in tonight’s chat on media literacy. I’m Bethany Waggoner, freelancer & blogger.

Bethany Waggoner
@vanguardiste


12:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Buck Borasky, Frontier Programmer – Computational Journalist and Curmudgeon-in-Residence #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hiya #wjchat, Social Media Manager n digital prod for @Gannett tv station #News19 @WLTX Columbia, SC

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat thanks! Useful PDF #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hi everyone – Connie here, freelance writer from Los Angeles, interested in learning more about covering breaking news #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@SVBizGreg @wjchat Sup, sup, sup, sup. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


12:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Social media director for @reviewjournal in Las Vegas checking in! #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


12:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I’m Mike, Web producer/blogger (who’s also going on air for pledge drive for the first time tomorrow) at NPR affiliate KPCC! #wjchat

Mike Roe
@MikeRoe


12:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I’m a producer at Poynter’s News University. Had a long day, so I may just follow along tonight. #wjchat

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


12:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: Andy Carvin from NPR. I helped out with the handbook. Also gave this #ISOJ talk on news literacy: http://t.co/Wmkhg7pqGg #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:07 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund Hey Alex, great tips in the handbook, should b rote for every news org for #SocialMedia reporting. #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:07 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Just reshuffling my tweetdeck for maximum efficiency over here #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:07 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: Come chat with us on #tweetchat about the breaking news consumer’s handbook: http://t.co/gKJmmmDilT #wjchat

Piccola Bee
@PicoBee


12:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Thanks, Derry! #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I’m Melanie, writer and DIY blunderer #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: This week’s #wjchat is starting. @OnTheMedia’s @AGoldmund will be talking about the breaking news consumer’s handbook I helped

TurtleWoman
@TurtleWoman777


12:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hello, I’m Claritza. I work as a TV news producer in D.C. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


12:09 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hey all, Bill Cannon from Lafayette, IN back for more. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:09 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Welcome everyonelet’s start w/a few questions just for our host @AGoldmund & those who co-wrote the Handbook http://t.co/gzz4kI2yhW #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: This week’s #wjchat is starting. @OnTheMedia’s @AGoldmund will be talking about the breaking news consumer’s handbook I helped

Helen Mosher
@hhmosher


12:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hello, Chris here. Freelance journo, layout and copy guy in Wilmington, NC. Happy to make it again. #wjchat

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


12:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
*cracks knuckles* fire away, wjchat. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
LR1 @AGoldmund: In a tweet, describe The Breaking News Handbook. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@ShaunaReporter yo! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
The breaking news handbook is a list of best practices for consumers during a breaking news event like a shooting or hurricane. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: This week’s #wjchat is starting. @OnTheMedia’s @AGoldmund will be talking about the breaking news consumer’s handbook I helped

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hi #wjchat, I’m Nina Zipkin, freelance digital journalist, excited to talk about news literacy and @AGoldmund’s immensely helpful handbook

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
MT @AGoldmund Breaking news handbook is a list of best practices for consumers during a breaking news event (http://t.co/Ul5sKGpOOZ) #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: The Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Turning the rumor mill into a more informed public, one tweeted assertion at a time. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:13 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat checking in! #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:13 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
LR2 @AGoldmund: How did this idea come about? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:13 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat hey guys I’m Paul. I’m a freelance arts/culture journalist out of #Florida #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
1/2 I came up with it after watching the reporting of the DC Navy Yard shooting unfold w/predictable errors. #WJChat #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Checking into #wjchat from the turnpike. (@ KTA Lawrence Service Area – @kansasturnpike) http://t.co/KUanZ0Xm9S

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
2/2 Every time there’s misreporting, @onthemedia scolds news makers, but nothing ever changes, so we armed news consumers instead. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: 1/2 I came up with it after watching the reporting of the DC Navy Yard shooting unfold w/predictable errors. #WJChat #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
LR3 @AGoldmund: What’s the reacion been to the Handbook? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Reaction has been very positive. I think they’re concepts people have thought about, just never enumerated like this before. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Hi! Julie Whitaker, @wnyc social media editor. I sat next to @AGoldmund for a week when I was new and didn’t have a desk yet #wjchat

Julie Whitaker
@julesdwit


12:16 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund @onthemedia Should you – or are you – producing one for reporters? A ‘This is how you should do it’ handbook? #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:16 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat just checking in to #wjchat. Hi!

Tiffany Kelly
@LATiffanyKelly


12:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows The handbook was born out of frustration with saying “hey, media, this is how you should deal with this” every time #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Sry to interrupt, but if anyone could critique my resume for internship hunting tomorrow, please DM me! #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


12:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
And seeing the same things happen. Misreporting of shooters’ names, misreporting of number of shooters. THings like that. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
.@wjchat Checking in to #wjchat on best practices for news consumers during breaking news events.

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Thanks Alex! Ok, time to bring in the crowd for the next round! Hopefully you took a peek at the Handbook. https://t.co/YZQ6lSSEEh #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
MT @AGoldmund breaking news handbook is a list of best practices for consumers during a breaking news events http://t.co/CEj4Bl5QIU #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q1 @AGoldmund has 9 items on the Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook. What else would you add? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q1 @AGoldmund has 9 items on the Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook. What else would you add? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@julesdwit hey Julie I’ve worked for #publicmedia & am applying for a job at WNYC! Nice to run into you at #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund How do you get consumers to actually read it/remember it when news breaks? Plan on re-elevating the post? #wjchat

Brandon Goodwin
@bgoodwin0922


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A1: DON’T PANIC. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
There’s also a longform version of the handbook you can find here: http://t.co/XjSQ4nvCfs #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund I know it’s a simplistic view but I feel it would be equally beneficial to provide guidance on how to do it properly. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: There’s also a longform version of the handbook you can find here: http://t.co/XjSQ4nvCfs #wjchat

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: There’s also a longform version of the handbook you can find here: http://t.co/XjSQ4nvCfs #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund There’s also a longform version of the [breaking news] handbook you can find here: http://t.co/aNK0dg7wTH #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q1 One more time (with feeling) – DON’T ASSUME! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A1: If u think abt it, there’s not much else 2 add because a lot of it is common sense. (Trust but verify, stuff like that….) #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: There’s also a longform version of the handbook you can find here: http://t.co/XjSQ4nvCfs #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@bgoodwin0922 We made it short, and easily readable, and yeah, any time there’s an event, we’ll resurface it on our website. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat A1: DON’T PANIC. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows at NPR we’re beginning to explore new tools to better communicate what we know & don’t know during breaking news. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat @AGoldmund A1 I would add/adapt @DaveCullen’s words of caution re: mass shootings to this handbook http://t.co/OOygcPxEV7 #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A1 (continued): Follow ur gut: if something doesn’t add up, don’t b afraid 2 hold off on publishing it. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
One thing @acarvin said while we were working on this is “trust outlets that tell you what they *don’t* know” #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat Andy is Lawful Neutral #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund One thing @acarvin said while we were working on this is “trust outlets that tell you what they *don’t* know” #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: One thing @acarvin said while we were working on this is “trust outlets that tell you what they *don’t* know” #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: One thing @acarvin said while we were working on this is “trust outlets that tell you what they *don’t* know” #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat @AGoldmund Oh wow – these are really comprehensive, great nine steps to start off with. Love the tip on using local outlets #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Outlets that tell you what they don’t know helps consumers differentiate what is confirmed from what is rumor. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@pderevere @wjchat no, Chaotic Good. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin nice. Can you share details or are they top secret? I won’t tell anyone :) #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Hi @wjchat. Charles from @orlandosentinel checking in. I was watching CSpan and got lost in it. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A1 (continued):Perhaps most important, if u don’t know, b upfront abt that instead of assuming! That’s where A LOT of errors r made. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows Not top secret, but not many details yet. Still spec’ing it out in a variety of forms, both internal and public-facing. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Amen! RT @acnatta Q1 One more time (with feeling) – DON’T ASSUME! #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Sorry I’m late, #wjchat! I’m a Digital Content Editor with @WNYC–stomping grounds of @AGoldmund. What’s up?

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat my bad #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Tuning in from the pub. #wjchat

Brian Boyer
@brianboyer


12:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Also, we are hiring a multimedia artist! Come work with us! http://t.co/4c7apjR7H4 #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Outlets that tell you what they don’t know helps consumers differentiate what is confirmed from what is rumor. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Yep. RT @latrice_davis A1 (continued): Follow ur gut: if something doesn’t add up, don’t b afraid 2 hold off on publishing it. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
.@ConnieKHo definitely agree about the value of local news outlets #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
OK, next up: Q2A Whose job is it to inform the public about media literacy? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: also, always triangulate information from news outlets. Never rely on a single outlet. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: OK, next up: Q2A Whose job is it to inform the public about media literacy? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@Derry_London @wjchat @AGoldmund @DaveCullen sorry, late to the show. What did I miss? #wjchat

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I think consumers are more savvy + get that info is inevitably more fluid in mins after event rather than hrs of old media #wjchat

Anne Godlasky
@annieisi


12:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: Ours. NPR’s mission statement is “to create a more informed public.” Too easy to forget how important that is. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Sorry I’m late guys, just got out of a meeting. Gene here, from Hawaii, as engagement editor for @civilbeat. Aloha! #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund Can also be a sly way of saying things without risk. ‘We don’t know if there is a second shooter.’ Enter 2nd shooter… #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: also, always triangulate information from news outlets. Never rely on a single outlet. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2a. It’s our job as journalists to make sure people understand the work we do on a daily basis. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: One thing @acarvin said while we were working on this is “trust outlets that tell you what they *don’t* know” #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q2 Everybody’s, with a special emphasis on the media. They do look to us. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat And news orgs should embed people in social platforms to help combat the rumors there. We can’t just sit in our own silos. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: OK, next up: Q2A Whose job is it to inform the public about media literacy? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Transparency! RT @AGoldmund 1 thing @acarvin said while working on this is “trust outlets that tell you what they *don’t* know” #wjchat

Anne Godlasky
@annieisi


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
1/2 I think media literacy is sort of a moving target, seeing as media is always changing. I do think that people are learning to be #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A1 Follow your instincts, if something doesn’t add up there’s probably a reason. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
2/2 more skeptical and to avoid repeating factually incorrect information. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@jodiontheweb We’re talking about @AGoldmund consumer breaking news handbook http://t.co/jJVrV0Yv7i #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: In many ways I consider my Twitter activities a giant, distributed, never-ending media literacy project. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin In many ways I consider my Twitter activities a giant, distributed, never-ending media literacy project. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2: It should b done n the schools, but nowadays is left 2 individual. I ALWAYS urge ppl 2 NEVER rely on just 1 news outlet 4 info. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: In many ways I consider my Twitter activities a giant, distributed, never-ending media literacy project. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Interesting | MT @acarvin: In many ways I consider my Twitter activities a giant, distributed, never-ending media literacy project. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: In many ways I consider my Twitter activities a giant, distributed, never-ending media literacy project. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund: it’s a moving target, tool-wise, but becoming a more discriminating consumer/producer of information is timeless. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2A it’s best to let the readers suss it out fro themselves imo but a public editor or ombuds-person is always good #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @charlesminshew: @wjchat A2a. It’s our job as journalists to make sure people understand the work we do on a daily basis. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2A Ours, but it’s their responsibility, too. To understand not everything they read is true. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Reading along from the couch, with TB-CLE on the radio. #wjchat

Jeremy Bowers
@jeremybowers


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2 (continued): People 2day r far more #media savvy than they were n the past, but the media literacy fundamentals remain the same. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Part of understanding the work of journos is understanding process. Which is why transparency about sources/info is paramount. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
I think it’s built into the job of every journalist to help improve media literacy. Especially for #pubmedia #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2 its up to us to insure we follow beat practices. #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@BeccaRoman Not only follow your instincts; be sure to express your skepticism and reasoning rather than keeping it to yourself. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat Is that feasible in the current financial media environment? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @charlesminshew: Also, we are hiring a multimedia artist! Come work with us! http://t.co/4c7apjR7H4 #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @LiciBev: @wjchat A2A Ours, but it’s their responsibility, too. To understand not everything they read is true. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2: Platforms have some responsibility to educate on news literacy. Massive fake stories take root on sites like reddit and Facebook #wjchat

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q2B How can media outlets encourage their audience to be critical thinkers & take ownership of the news they consume? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@TJRaphael oh cool great to see WNYC folks turn out for #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
I feel there’s still a huge gap in media literacy, especially with new language and tools these days. #wjchat @wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2 (continued): As the BBC commercial goes, “never stop asking.” That’s the only way 2 learn anything, anyway! #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Ours. Being transparent about how reporting is done, and having active public & community editors is a good place to start #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@znmeb If news orgs are going to stake a claim to Twitter, FB, etc, they should stake their responsibility to inform there, too. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q2B How can media outlets encourage their audience to be critical thinkers & take ownership of the news they consume? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
People still confuse “Letters to the Editor” as articles, or views endorsed by a publication. #wjchat @wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Just today I was working on the content for our next class in our 2013 social media training program: vetting content from social #wjchat

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


12:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: be more open about what we don’t know; ask for help in sorting out the facts; encourage debate and skepticism. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin Yes, knowing when and how to communicate your skepticism effectively is a great skill #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2B: By interacting w/ their audience via online chats & what not. Media 2day is no longer a passive tool, but a 2-way street. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B I just point out how many times Jackie Chan has died, and most people say, “Ohhhh, gotcha.” #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat We must share the education, not just the information. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
This goes back to the transparency @annieisi mentioned. In some cases, consumers can go right to the same sources to check info. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Very true. RT @GenePark People still confuse “Letters to the Editor” as articles, or views endorsed by a publication. #wjchat @wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin Twitter and Facebook (and Google) have the compute horsepower to act as filters / amplifiers though. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B Constant conversation via social, invites for chats in the newsroom, outreach, outreach. Prob isn’t new. But acute. #wjchat

Greg Baumann
@SVBizGreg


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat is it really a news org’s responsibility to encourage audience to be critical thinkers? I don’t really believe it is #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B: Ask directly for input. Listener feedback is a huge part of our show–sometimes we have entire segments devoted to it. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@LiciBev @wjchat Or how many times people think TODAY is the day Marty McFly went to the future. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
2B by being transparent as new orgs in pointing out what we do wrong. May have been overkill but TAL’s Mike Daisey ep=great example. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
That democratic element of social media has smashed some of the barriers. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat not only do we need to provide avenues for feedback, we must encourage people to talk to us. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: when I used to teach video to students, I used to teach manipulative editing techniques to recognize it when they see it. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B DONT TREAT YOUR AUDIENCE LIKE DUMMIES. Audiences often live up to the implicit standards they’re held to. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B encourage readers to submit letters to the editor. #wjchat

Tiffany Kelly
@LATiffanyKelly


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q2B Being transparent and providing opportunities to learn from them and teach them what to do. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B. And if an audience commenter is truly insightful/interesting/unique we will do a piece on THEM. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin If a news org is going to use Twitter, Facebook and Google ‘rules of engagement’ need to be in place. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows @wjchat It’s in pubs’ self-interest tho. Otherwise the miasma more likely to swallow up the good stuff. #wjchat

Greg Baumann
@SVBizGreg


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NewsCannon @wjchat We must share the education, not just the information. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@TJRaphael Also acknowledge we all want to get to the truth quickly, but articulate the risks of rushing into things. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2b: I think that’s a challenge and dependent upon who consumes your news. WNYC audience and tmz audience differ slightly ;) #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows @wjchat We are the experts at what we do. Paid to learn and share. This is no different. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B It’s a constant conversation, ask readers/community what we can do better #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@TJRaphael @wjchat and generally what’s the quality of this listener feedback? what have you gained from it? #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q2B How can media outlets encourage their audience to be critical thinkers & take ownership of the news they consume? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NewsCannon actually TMZ has a pretty good track record. They also explain their sourcing a lot. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @TJRaphael Also acknowledge we all want to get to the truth quickly, but articulate the risks of rushing into things. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acnatta: Q2B Being transparent and providing opportunities to learn from them and teach them what to do. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@GenePark @LiciBev @wjchat it’s October 21, 2015 for anyone wondering.. Two years and 19 days until hover boards! #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin Twitter, Facebook and Google are businesses that are in better financial shape than many news orgs! #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A2B Always include a “call to action” in stories, giving people an outlet to act can counteract an audience being dedicated #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@znmeb could you say more on what you mean by “rules of engagement?’ #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Late for #wjchat !

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat It’s true, they do. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Yeah. RT @znmeb @acarvin If a news org is going to use Twitter, Facebook and Google ‘rules of engagement’ need to be in place. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat engage and address the audience. Make them heard #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@GerardBest @AGoldmund not encouraging it. Just pointing out that it can also bring in dubious information. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Don’t miss #wjchat w/@OnTheMedia’s @AGoldmund! File those stories & join us at 5 PT/8 ET to talk media literacy during breaking

David Plazas
@davidplazas


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @miss_melanieg: @wjchat engage and address the audience. Make them heard #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acnatta: Q2B Being transparent and providing opportunities to learn from them and teach them what to do. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin Not in a tweet chat – needs a blog post ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@charlesminshew @LiciBev @wjchat Science still has time. #forscience #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@pderevere @wjchat They’re incredible. This listener Douglas left a comment on our PTSD series & we used him: http://t.co/l1LYob1whI #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
They are on it! RT @acarvin @NewsCannon actually TMZ has a pretty good track record. They also explain their sourcing a lot. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @znmeb could you say more on what you mean by “rules of engagement?’ #wjchat

WillKoper
@will_koper


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Switching hats: Q3 What should we, the people, demand from our news organizations in terms of disclaimers on breaking news, etc.? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @LiciBev: RT @NewsCannon @wjchat We must share the education, not just the information. #wjchat

David Plazas
@davidplazas


12:37 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
He’s a lawyer! RT @acarvin @NewsCannon actually TMZ has a pretty good track record. They also explain their sourcing a lot. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


12:37 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@LiciBev @acarvin @NewsCannon Generally, but they tarnished their reputation with that Lil’ Wayne debacle a few months back. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:37 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@znmeb Fair enough. Now get to work. :-) #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:37 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
I’m just tuning into tonight’s #wjchat and lurking (as I normally do) and as usual, it’s teaching me a lot, which is super useful for me.

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


12:37 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@TJRaphael @wjchat that was very moving #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@pderevere @TJRaphael @wjchat if you use feedback in a meaningful way, it usually improves the quality of it as a whole. #wjchat #ymmv

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Sorry, late to the party #wjchat !!

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@RobinJP Ha! #tmz #imalawyer #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
AND it’s based off of something I saw on Tumblr last week about breaking news, which is also fantastic. #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat No site is perfect. Expect ownership of actions. Good or bad. That’s credibility’s core. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@charlesminshew: Also, we are hiring a multimedia artist! Come work with @orlandosentinel ! http://t.co/J93as3JRvm #wjchat

John Cutter
@johncutter


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3: Transparency & communication r pillars on which any relationship is built. If u don’t have that, it won’t last. Media no diff. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:38 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3: Demand patience in reporting breaking situations. Be Correct, please. Don’t follow a “Ready-Fire-Aim” sequence. #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:39 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2B) Even get the audience directly involved. @NewsWorksWHYY is teaching a citizen journalism class http://t.co/1ews5cjm4r #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:39 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3: We need to demand they care more about being right than being first, and we must reward those who wait for verification. #wjchat

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


12:39 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3 to interview as much as possible on breaking stories and not just quote twitter feeds/ other #socialmedia outlets. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Spot on! MT @NPRKate if you use feedback in a meaningful way, it usually improves the quality of it as a whole. #wjchat #ymmv

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3 (continued): Explain the newsgathering process 2 interested readers n a way that’s not condescending or patronizing. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3: Acknowledging what we don’t know, and acknowledging if we are inaccurate. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q3 We need to realize we don’t need it “now” if it’s just to fill air or to be 1st. We want accuracy. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3: Clarity around attribution is a must. The handbook has great tips on wording that should make consumers cautious. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3: we should demand clarity on what they know/don’t know, sourcing details, including how many sources. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Good question. RT @wjchat: How can media outlets encourage audience to be critical thinkers & take ownership of news they consume? #wjchat

Felecia Wellington
@fdwellington


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3 — I like everyone else’s answers better than my own. I agree with all of you! #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @charlesminshew: Also, we are hiring a multimedia artist! Come work with us! http://t.co/4c7apjR7H4 #wjchat

a Brian Wilson
@TheNiceBrian


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@SarahMulvz Me either! Disclaimers aren’t the right way to frame that conversation, #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3 and if they cite “law enforcement sources” without citing them by name, call them out and ask why. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @ShaunaReporter: I think it’s built into the job of every journalist to help improve media literacy. Especially for #pubmedia #wjchat

Tracie Powell
@TMPowell


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3 choose words carefully. In beginning hours of breaking news, reports are “pre-emptive” not “preliminary” or “early” #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat A3 and if they cite “law enforcement sources” without citing them by name, call them out and ask why. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3 Always better to be right than to be first. Cover yourself. Convey that it’s breaking & that the story is developing. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat A3: we should demand clarity on what they know/don’t know, sourcing details, including how many sources. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acnatta: Q3 We need to realize we don’t need it “now” if it’s just to fill air or to be 1st. We want accuracy. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:41 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3 (continued): This goes back 2 fundamentals I stressed n an earlier tweet: It’s all about the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY & HOW! #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: also we should ban any sentence that begins with “I know I shouldn’t speculate this early in the story, but…” #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @GenePark: People still confuse “Letters to the Editor” as articles, or views endorsed by a publication. #wjchat @wjchat

Andrea Car(r)
@andrealcarr


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
See what Alex did here @AGoldmund: A3 — I like everyone else’s answers better than my own. I agree with all of you! #wjchat Lead by example

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @latrice_davis: By interacting w/ audience via online chats & what not. Media 2day is no longer passive tool, but a 2-way street. #wjchat

Felecia Wellington
@fdwellington


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@pderevere @wjchat Good point. “Early reporting” implies that early reporting is correct. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Me too! But here now. RT @chenkx Sorry, late to the party #wjchat !!

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3 The first question I as a reader want answered is ‘Am I at risk?” Second is ‘Are my relatives OK?” #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat We must share the education, not just the information. #wjchat

Felecia Wellington
@fdwellington


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Great idea! MT @ShaunaReporter A2B) @NewsWorksWHYY is teaching a citizen journalism class http://t.co/mJLR20TGfl #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I’d like to hear some mistakes people here have made and how they have changed and improved #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3B: at very least, lets allow ‘warning’ of where reports stem from. Maybe. #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@GenePark @wjchat thanks! #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: we should ban any sentence that begins with “I know I shouldn’t speculate this early in the story, but…” #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat Could cut that down to 3 words “I shouldn’t speculate” and live/work by that. #wjchat

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3: my boss @scottpelley always says it’s more important to be right than 1st and being 1st is just a game news orgs play. Confirm! #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @znmeb: A3 The first question I as a reader want answered is ‘Am I at risk?” Second is ‘Are my relatives OK?” #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:43 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @crussellclark: @acarvin @wjchat Could cut that down to 3 words “I shouldn’t speculate” and live/work by that. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat It’s best to be accurate, as opposed to being the one getting news out first. First does not always mean right. #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @crussellclark: @acarvin @wjchat Could cut that down to 3 words “I shouldn’t speculate” and live/work by that. #wjchat

IsraelinMYheart
@ShalomIsrael204


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@crussellclark @wjchat true but in a live broadcast they’re trying to fill dead air and tend to be wordy about it. :-) #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A3 (continued): Attribution is lesson from #journalism 101. Where r u getting info from? Who gave it 2 u? R they n position 2 know? #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows I’ve got one! In the tension, ltweeting for @nprnews on 4/19, I felt like I needed to be on top of each developing node #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat see a lot of folks downplaying importance of speed in breaking news. Not sure that’s realistic w/ Twitter, mobile alerts #wjchat

Anne Godlasky
@annieisi


12:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q4 Before you RT or share something, what questions do you ask yourself when you see breaking news on social media? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 Before you RT or share something, what questions do you ask yourself when you see breaking news on social media? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Sitting here watching and lurking on this weeks #wjchat and thrilled to see so many of my @gannett friends on the chat.

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


12:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows But luckily for me, even then, I realized the best thing to do was to slow down and go back to what we had been saying #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3: Readers remember wrong more than first. Just get it right. Don’t settle for close. Dont’ trade for speed. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows that we just didn’t always know, and I wouldn’t add anything to the convo buy pushing out mistakes. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 I always do searches to verify with anything else before I RT, whether it’s another news outlet or social media acct. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Are you prepared to annotate that retweet and challenge it? “Source? Confirmed? Other outlets reporting same?” #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: Who is this person? Do I know the outlet they work for? What do I gain fron tweeting this? #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NewsCannon @acarvin @wjchat you’re only as good as your last error & TMZ had a big one with Lil’ Wayne recently. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@annieisi @wjchat It is, esp. if u don’t want 2 repeat the #Newtown situation where u ID the WRONG person as the shooter. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I ask myself if I trust the source, I tell myself I’d rather us be right and more detailed than first. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 First thing I ask myself is ‘Do I need to waste a tweet on something my followers probably already have seen?” ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acnatta: Q3 We need to realize we don’t need it “now” if it’s just to fill air or to be 1st. We want accuracy. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4. I compare to other news sites & their feeds. Are others reporting it too? If not I’ll edit the RT & plainly ask: Source? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate thanks Kate. I hear you – been there too #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@Derry_London @AGoldmund I feel the same way a lot! So many brilliant people participate on #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 Before you RT or share something, what questions do you ask yourself when you see breaking news on social media? #wjchat

Tracie Powell
@TMPowell


12:46 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: Will RTing something cause potential harm, especially if you don’t annotate it with further context? #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q4 What’s the source? Do they name their sources? Is it verified elsewhere? #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@latrice_davis @annieisi @wjchat Don’t forget outing the wrong person as the Navy Yard shooter as well, when it first happened. #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows We cited @cnn during SCOTUS for the ACA. Since, we’ve done tweeting from the newsroom so we can better connect #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4. “Do I know this source? Do I trust them? Would they have reason to know what they’re saying? Does it sound feasible?” #wjchat

Michael Gold
@migold


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: A4: Who is this person? Do I know the outlet they work for? What do I gain fron tweeting this? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Join us on #wjchat tonight as we discuss @onthemedia’s Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook (http://t.co/PCVKYaBCaf) w/@AGoldmund!

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A3 Accuracy is more imp. than being first, & if you don’t know something, it’s more than ok to be upfront about that #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: I consider the source. If multiple outlets run w/ the same storyline, I feel comfortable passing it on 2 my followers. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: A4: Who is this person? Do I know the outlet they work for? What do I gain fron tweeting this? #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:47 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate @davemeddows Yep, can’t even place implicit trust on international news orgs these days. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4: What do they know? vs. What do they think? Avoind the latter. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: What value can you add to the conversation? It’s about the quality of the info not the ego of the person or organization. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@latrice_davis … except when multiple outlets all cite an anonymous law enforcement source. Red flag. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@annieisi Fair: but speed is relative. What are you adding to the convo by getting swept up? #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Impt!!! RT @acarvin: Will RTing something cause potential harm, especially if you don’t annotate it with further context? #wjchat

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 I ignore breaking news for the first hour of a calamitous event, for sure #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
THIS RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: check around other outlets-go with acct you trust, check where they’re coming from. #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q2B How can media outlets encourage their audience to be critical thinkers & take ownership of the news they consume? #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @charlesminshew: @wjchat not only do we need to provide avenues for feedback, we must encourage people to talk to us. #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @pderevere: @wjchat A2B DONT TREAT YOUR AUDIENCE LIKE DUMMIES. Audiences often live up to the implicit standards they’re held to. #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: Will RTing something cause potential harm, especially if you don’t annotate it with further context? #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
a4 I generally dont RT big breaking national or intl news, because that’s not my role/audience. #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: Will RTing something cause potential harm, especially if you don’t annotate it with further context? #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
This for sure. RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@LiciBev @znmed but what are the rule of engagement? People seem to just want quick news. #wjchat I always think it needs to be right first.

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin Yes. That could b anybody from the beat cop 2 the police commissioner. Ask y they’re seeking anonymity & if it’s justified. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: a4 I generally dont RT big breaking national or intl news, because that’s not my role/audience. #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: it’s vital we all pay careful attention to how multiple news outlets attribute their sourcing. Cross-reference them. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: a4 I generally dont RT big breaking national or intl news, because that’s not my role/audience. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:50 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4: I’ve DMed someone to ask what their source is, or solid. Mostly people I know well. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:50 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 subtext – usually I also refrain from tweeting at all during a breaking event … my message won’t be heard #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:50 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Well said RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


12:50 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A2B Data and context are helpful. Dont give equal weight to unequal sources. DONT FEAR COMPLEXITY. #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


12:51 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Good point, @claritzajimenez. Audience gains nothing and you lose credibility if you add to chorus of bad info. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:51 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat – A2B) By not blocking consumers if they have so much as one critical word about reporting. #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:51 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Lolz “@wjchat A4 First thing I ask myself is ‘Do I need to waste a tweet on something my followers probably already have seen?” ;-) #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:51 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Nods. MT @acarvin Are you prepared to annotate that retweet and challenge it? “Source? Confirmed? Other outlets reporting same?” #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:51 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: This where reporters and editors should play to their strengths. For example, when I was a transpo. editor, I knew I (part 2) #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:51 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@jodiontheweb hi, Jodi. Good to see you on #wjchat night.

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: I always seek another source, even when it’s coming from cnn (hawhawhaw) #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4. Do we have that piece of news ourselves? I tend to shy away from other orgs’ anonymous sources. Processes all over map. #wjchat

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NPRKate: @annieisi Fair: but speed is relative. What are you adding to the convo by getting swept up? #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NPRKate: @wjchat A4: I’ve DMed someone to ask what their source is, or solid. Mostly people I know well. #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Good point, @claritzajimenez. Audience gains nothing and you lose credibility if you add to chorus of bad info. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
.@claritzajimenez makes a super important point. 1st question, “What am I adding to the conversation?” Have to ask before tweeting. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A4: (part2) had value to bring to breaking news on those issues. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:52 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @michaelbolden: A4: (part2) had value to bring to breaking news on those issues. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat – A2A) Media literacy starts at home and extends into our schools. Consumption of media right up there below the 3 “R’s”. #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q5 OK, be honest. Have you ever been duped by misinformation during breaking news? What mistake did you make & how did you correct? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 Before you RT or share something, what questions do you ask yourself when you see breaking news on social media? #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I usually prefer to trust – and follow up on – reporters that are on scene. Chinese whispers is a dangerous game. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: A4: Who is this person? Do I know the outlet they work for? What do I gain fron tweeting this? #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 Does it add to the conversation or just fall into the whit noise? #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Super annoying thing abt #wjchat-tweetchat doesn’t make @reply connections so I can’t follow a thread – or I think it is @tweetchat, right?

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:53 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 I always look for multiple sources that I trust before jumping in #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @wjchat: Will RTing something cause potential harm, especially if you don’t annotate it with further context? #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate I remind myself that as a journo I can amplify good or bad info. I am not just an average social media user in that sense. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A5: See Giffords, Gabby. http://t.co/HO9JW3C4Iv #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Is @PeteWilliamsNBC on board? RT #wjchat Q4: Before you RT, what questions do you ask yourself when you see breaking news on social media?

Karen DaltonBeninato
@kbeninato


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat a4 Same as I ask with any source: Why would they know, why shd I believe true beyond merit of authority (no merit at all). #wjchat

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A5: Of course! It’s happened 2 every journalist @ some point n their careers, whether they want 2 admit it or not. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 Great question – gave me an idea for a Twitter tool! ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:54 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate: yeah, they’ve made some changes to @tweetchat that’ve maded it a bit harder to use. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Duped by a lot of bad info during Sandy, Boston Bombing. Definitely a profound learning experience. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I was duped by fake photo of Red Rocks during #coflood. I tweeted link to story about fake photo later & deleted old tweet #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q5 Yep. In earlier Twitter days (’07ish), I got burned on a celebrity tweet. Apologized and corrected when I saw it was wrong. #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A5. I’ll fess up: I’ve not yet done this on the job, but in my personal feed I’ve definitely RT’d something I’d later undo. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 Before you RT or share something, what questions do you ask yourself when you see breaking news on social media? #wjchat

Allison Oster
@allisonoster


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Deleted/apologized with “CORRECTION” at the front of tweet. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#wjchat is on one of my favorite topics tonight — handling/avoiding mistweets during breaking news.

Helen Heath
@thatdarnhelcat


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I posted something about Hurricane Sandy that was false. I RT’ed it before I realized it was wrong moments later. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A5 (continued): The 2000 presidential election is one example. (Can you say FLORIDA?!) #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:55 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A5 yeah I’ve followed many a bad thread kinda convinced but I’ve never run with one I don’t think #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Duped by a lot of bad info during Sandy, Boston Bombing. Definitely a profound learning experience. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A5 (part 2) Getting burned certainly slows the trigger finger. #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Ditto. RT @AGoldmund: A4: Who is this person? Do I know the outlet they work for? What do I gain fron tweeting this? #wjchat

Allison Oster
@allisonoster


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q5 I’ve “mistweeted” (is that a word?) a score of a game before. Simply put out another tweet with correct score. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@billlascher @wjchat Hah, of course not! But it’s a good place to start, no? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I tweeted bad information from another student org during a gunman situation in undergrad. Deleted it later. Many regrets. #wjchat

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Outlets that tell you what they don’t know helps consumers differentiate what is confirmed from what is rumor. #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Duped by a lot of bad info during Sandy, Boston Bombing. Definitely a profound learning experience. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:56 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: re: Giffords, I tweeted this based on our radio reporting: http://t.co/8QfLntedG6 then followed up: http://t.co/HBjUXcpHE4 #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Deleted/apologized with “CORRECTION” at the front of tweet. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@thatdarnhelcat Yep, totally agree – super useful in learning how to utilize Twitter during breaking news situations #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I’m actually perfect. I’ve never made a mistake. I do have a problem with memory though.. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund: I’m beginning to think we should try to squeeze this topic in as a last-minute panel at ONA. :-) #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A5 RT a link I thought was a specific article I was familiar with, turned out to be different (nutty) article. Always check. #wjchat

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@annieisi Report what you have. But acknowledge what you don’t know. Should we meet that need for info with inaccuracies? #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Btw #wjchat people, we’re hiring. Visit http://t.co/CwFCFGUiXu and hit Careeers, over 100 journo gigs.

Derry London
@Derry_London


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q5: Apologizing & correcting the info as soon as u realize it is important. Be leery of people deleting tweets/obfuscating. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: Q4 source and track record are important. But how many people RTd Weather Channel that NYSE had flooded in Sandy? #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A5 (continued): Gabrielle Giffords is a more recent example. Twitter tried but failed 2 assassinate the former Ariz. congresswoman. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Nelson Mandela = alive. Fake death article, annoyed to have fallen for it. #wjchat @wjchat

Karen DaltonBeninato
@kbeninato


12:57 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
I saw this happen w/Onward State in Jan’12, with the story about Joe Paterno retracted, & apologies sent out. http://t.co/DsIsXjweiw #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Good point, @claritzajimenez. Audience gains nothing and you lose credibility if you add to chorus of bad info. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
a5) Sandy Hook was definitely a learning experience. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: A5 (part 2) Getting burned certainly slows the trigger finger. #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat I’m actually perfect. I’ve never made a mistake. I do have a problem with memory though.. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A5 Honestly, I’m not a ‘breaking news’ person. I have tweeted non-news during an event and regretted it. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Deleted/apologized with “CORRECTION” at the front of tweet. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@latrice_davis: Like so many other occasions, the reporting error happened offline first and then migrated to Twitter. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:58 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: Q4 a few seconds to find extra sourcing on big stuff is huge. Also, skepticism on first tweets of big news #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


12:59 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@agoldmund: I’m still uncomfortable deleting tweets. Feels like a coverup of our mistake. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


12:59 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
So, I was on vacation during Newtown. I tuned in and out of Twitter, and the conversation was always changing. (1/2) #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


12:59 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
THE. SHADE. RT @Derry_London: A4: I always seek another source, even when it’s coming from cnn (hawhawhaw) #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


12:59 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @kbeninato: Nelson Mandela = alive. Fake death article, annoyed to have fallen for it. #wjchat @wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Actually I have to admit I did retweet ‘that’ photo during Hurricane Sandy. Not the REAL bad one, but the semi-bad one #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I have never made a mistake. I still swear that shark was swimming through the streets of NJ #wjchat ;)

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
(2/2) It was always changing b/c a lot of the leads and conversation ended up being wrong. #wjchat Reminded me of the white van DC sniper.

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @agoldmund: I’m still uncomfortable deleting tweets. Feels like a coverup of our mistake. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q6 What do you do when a friend/family is sharing misinformation (not a journo)? Do we/the public have a responsibility to correct? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @ShaunaReporter: THE. SHADE. RT @Derry_London: A4: I always seek another source, even when it’s coming from cnn (hawhawhaw) #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: Seriously, we should squeeze in this discussion as a last-minute panel at ONA. Really important convo. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
a5 Shootings are a key time to really verify. Every time one happens there are wrong death counts, bad info on shooter, etc #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin – the problem with not deleting tweets is if you leave them up, they can still propagate bad info. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:00 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
So misinformation in breaking / developing news is not unique to social. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund Absolutely. Which is why I want to see a tool like Retwact to actually come to fruition. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @jodiontheweb: @wjchat I have never made a mistake. I still swear that shark was swimming through the streets of NJ #wjchat ;)

wjchat
@wjchat


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat I’m actually perfect. I’ve never made a mistake. I do have a problem with memory though.. #wjchat

Dana Batnag
@danabatnag


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin @wjchat: Seriously, we should squeeze in this discussion as a last-minute panel at ONA. Really important convo. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NPRKate: So misinformation in breaking / developing news is not unique to social. #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6 I have some friends who would argue with a stop sign, but I try my best to correct them. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q6 Always try to correct in a kind way with additional info/sourcing. (I am queen of snopesing my family.) #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


1:01 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund @acarvin yeah, this one is tough. Deleting tweets can stop a retweet, but can obscure the history #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A6: Social media gives everyone the resonance of a journo. Everyone needs to learn to apply same scrutiny to info. ALWAYS CORRECT! #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat 2/2 I repeatedly retracted, apologized for misinformation, just in case someone missed it. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
So you know Aunt Helen? @wjchat #wjchat

Karen DaltonBeninato
@kbeninato


1:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: We always have the responsibility to correct it when we can, whether through DMing or calling them out publicly if needed. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


1:02 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat yes. Calmly explain and give youe source. #wjchat

Melanie Gonzalez
@miss_melanieg


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat first things ask is how many people have confirmed this? Who are they? What is the reputation for good night? #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Of course. If it’s a friend you should have no issues setting them straight. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6 Absolutely, always have the responsibility to correct #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6 it’s really really hard to change peoples’ beliefs even in non-breaking-news contexts #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A6: Absolutely we have a responsibility to get correct info out there. Just because it’s a friend or family doesn’t make it okay #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acnatta: Q3 We need to realize we don’t need it “now” if it’s just to fill air or to be 1st. We want accuracy. #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @nprkate If I delete, I make explicit mention that tweet is deleted. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Tomorrow #wjchat is about Media Literacy and @OnTheMedia’s Breaking News Handbook: http://t.co/gzz4kI2yhW with @AGoldmund. Send

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:03 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate @AGoldmund @acarvin it’s compounded when the tweeter doesn’t own up to it. It’s a different matter if you say (part 1) #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6. I’m that annoying friend/family member. People don’t always listen, but I do feel obligated. Isn’t part of our nature? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat agreed @michaelbolden, not a big fan of deleting tweets. But in truly egregious cases – dangerous info, etc. – may be best #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6. It helps if you use the word “actually” a lot. People don’t find that annoying. #wjchat

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A4 Is this from a source I trust? Is this a message I want to spread? Is what I’m tweeting fair and/or interesting coverage? #wjchat

Mike Roe
@MikeRoe


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I try. They usually just call me “another media liberal” and ignore me. The perks of growing up in rural New York. #wjchat

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@Derry_London I think it actually makes it easier to tell them. They will appreciate you stopped them looking stupid (hopefully). #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@ClydeenMcDonald the odds of someone RTing something during #wjchat from Trinbago is SO slim – but when it happens it’s pretty cool…

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6 *sigh* no… I just move on. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Re deleting false tweets: I want to be wrong on the record. If I see someone rt the bad one, I @ them a correction immediately. #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


1:04 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate @AGoldmund @acarvin (part 2) upfront you deleted bad information #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A6: If it’s wrong, it’s just best 2 come out & say so. Such scenarios can b quite thorny, so I do my best 2 avoid them. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Exactly. MT @rsm Re deleting false tweets: I want to be wrong on the record. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
a6: So I actually always correct on Facebook. I for some reason interact with more professionals on Twitter than family. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@oskargarcia @wjchat Damn, I actually just realised I’m an actually over-user today. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: Exactly. MT @rsm Re deleting false tweets: I want to be wrong on the record. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: Exactly. MT @rsm Re deleting false tweets: I want to be wrong on the record. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:05 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: Good point, @claritzajimenez. Audience gains nothing and you lose credibility if you add to chorus of bad info. #wjchat

Dana Batnag
@danabatnag


1:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Atta #wjchat! Sorry I missed tonight. http://t.co/9ahkfYN2Ce

Marissa Daisy Alioto
@daisandconfused


1:06 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A4 Am I adding to the noise or am I adding valuable information to move the story? #wjchat

Dana Batnag
@danabatnag


1:07 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Deleted Tweets: I had RT’s an anchor of 1 of our network news orgs, they then corrected and called me to get my RT deleted, no joke #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


1:07 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Sorry to miss #wjchat tonight! Looks like a good one!

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


1:07 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows @oskargarcia @wjchat Here’s what’s worse? My 2 year old has started saying, “Actually, Momma” or “That’s actually X.” #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acnatta: @ClydeenMcDonald the odds of someone RTing something during #wjchat from Trinbago is SO slim – but when it happens it’s pretty

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6 Almost never correct, won’t change their mind they’ll just resent you for it. Human psychology is pretty fucked that way. #wjchat

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


1:08 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@oskargarcia ha! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:09 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Lurking a bit on this weeks chat. Happy to be here #wjchat

Sean Hull
@hullsean


1:09 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q7 How can we as journalists start rebuilding the public’s confidence in our breaking news coverage? What has to change? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:09 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q7 How can we as journalists start rebuilding the public’s confidence in our breaking news coverage? What has to change? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A6 Yes. We had a rumor about a dog being poisoned at dog park. It was becoming a frenzy. Had to show why it wasn’t true. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: A7: admitting more often we don’t know what’s true yet. Warning ppl how mistakes can get made. Greater transparency. #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acnatta trinis are really like salt. I am from the eastside. Joined #wjchat a few weeks ago but first time I am doing any real talking.

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7: See my A3. #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7 The media has to recognize that because information is repeated almost instantly, there’s no currency in being first anymore. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
It is! RT @znmeb @wjchat A6 it’s really really hard to change peoples’ beliefs even in non-breaking-news contexts #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat: I need to run but this has been a great convo. Definitely should continue it sooner rather than later. Bye, everyone! #wjchat

Andy Carvin
@acarvin


1:10 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q7 How can we as journalists start rebuilding the public’s confidence in our breaking news coverage? What has to change? #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7: End the emphasis on being first over being right. When we mess up, the buck stops with us. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Every other news outlet will instantly repeat whatever you said, diluting your scoop. Better to just take time to get good info. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat Cheers, Andy. Nice work. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 for TV news, I can say we have to stop competing with social media on breaking news. We can’t cover it like social media #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin thanks, sir! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 I think it starts with better Twitter tools for verification, filtering and analysis #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:11 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7. Strive to be right and thorough, not first. People don’t remember when you’re first, but they do when you’re wrong #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7 Better reporting, plain and simple. Source the hell out of everything. Avoid leading questions. Be right rather than first. #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 easier said than done but: just be right. Be right a lot. And don’t report dishonestly. Do it enough & ppl will notice. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q7 How can we as journalists start rebuilding the public’s confidence in our breaking news coverage? What has to change? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 wont change til every1 stops trying to beat every1 else to the punch & instead do best public service reporting they can #wjchat

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7: Editors must build healthy culture. Don’t start with “Why don’t we have it?” Start with what do we “know.” #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 It’s about humility. Owning a mistake and being transparent will earn respect. Avoid hubris/insecurity trap. #wjchat

Greg Baumann
@SVBizGreg


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin I remind myself of how well this tweet went over whenever I feel caught up in the whirl of news: https://t.co/HOp0KLRnxQ #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@charlesminshew @wjchat True. When it comes to breaking news EVERYONE will report, we should all take time to get facts right. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund Seriously on point. It won’t help sell papers b/c let’s face it the paper will be old anyway by the next morning. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 IMHO the news web sites are fine. And I can’t comment on Facebook or Google+ since I don’t use them. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:12 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7 (continued): Only God knows it all, so we should stop acting like we’re be-all-&-end-all of things — we’re not (never have been) #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


1:13 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@charlesminshew @wjchat Being first matters when you genuinely break a story via enterprise and you build on that reputation. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


1:13 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Good point. I like where Twxplorer is a going! http://t.co/gws3FTTlyS MT @znmeb: A7 Starts with better Twitter tools #wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
How journos can gain trust: MT @rsm: Source the hell out of everything. Avoid leading questions. Be right rather than first. #wjchat

Rebecca Baker
@RBakerNY


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7: @nprinskeep kept saying during the live Boston coverage, “collecting the dots, NOT connecting the dots” #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Awesome! RT @daisandconfused Atta #wjchat! Sorry I missed tonight. http://t.co/wIpaMHUmVy

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @agoldmund: I’m still uncomfortable deleting tweets. Feels like a coverup of our mistake. #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: Good point. I like where Twxplorer is a going! http://t.co/gws3FTTlyS MT @znmeb: A7 Starts with better Twitter tools #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: Good point. I like where Twxplorer is a going! http://t.co/gws3FTTlyS MT @znmeb: A7 Starts with better Twitter tools #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat I think on TV news, we are trying to keep up with the pace of how news breaks on social media and it’s detrimental. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Just to be clear, this WAS a fake photo. #wjchat http://t.co/yknvCwwiO7

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#wjchat looked great tonight, will have to go back and review when I have a bit more time. Sorry I missed it.

Josh Stearns
@jcstearns


1:14 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#BoehnerVsSnowden Who has harmed the country more, Snowden or Boehner? #XFactor #FlatoutStarKist #CBoA #wjchat #wcw #lebron #DailyShow

David
@dab2525


1:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @wjchat Great #wjchat. Thanks!

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


1:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7. Credibility is a story by story grind. No changing that. But we can always be brutally honest with ourselves. #wjchat

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


1:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
I heard @ItsTheGrumpyCat started it ;) RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Just to be clear, this WAS a fake photo. #wjchat http://t.co/KeifLw4SZP

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:15 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: Good point. I like where Twxplorer is a going! http://t.co/gws3FTTlyS MT @znmeb: A7 Starts with better Twitter tools #wjchat

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


1:16 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@davemeddows @wjchat Are you sure? Now I’m doubting my belief in Santa Claus too. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


1:16 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NPRKate: A7: @nprinskeep kept saying during the live Boston coverage, “collecting the dots, NOT connecting the dots” #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:16 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NPRKate: A7: @nprinskeep kept saying during the live Boston coverage, “collecting the dots, NOT connecting the dots” #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


1:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Better judgement vs sensationalism during breaking news events. Treat it like a contest to see who makes the least mistakes. @wjchat #wjchat

Karen DaltonBeninato
@kbeninato


1:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @rsm: Good point. I like where Twxplorer is a going! http://t.co/gws3FTTlyS MT @znmeb: A7 Starts with better Twitter tools #wjchat

Dan Hill
@DanHillReports


1:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat back to laying out sunday biz, thanks to the host and all who participated, great #wjchat tonight. Learned a lot (as always) cheers.

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


1:17 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Glad to join in #wjchat tonight! Thanks, y’all! @wjchat

Rebekah Monson
@rsm


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A7 Don’t make mistakes! But if you do, admit error and apologize, that helps. And be extra careful not to repeat. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@crussellclark thank you for stopping by! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
One thing to note during breaking news? It is really hard to both report and broadcast at the same time. Pick your priorities #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@znmeb @davemeddows @wjchat Haha. No. I’m just doubting all things I was ever told. #wjchat

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Before we share our last Q – Sign up for our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 http://t.co/hQpufw8KCF

wjchat
@wjchat


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Before we share our last Q – Sign up for our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 http://t.co/hQpufw8KCF

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@znmeb @charlesminshew @davemeddows @wjchat And now I should retweet this piece of misinformation :). #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:18 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Does anyone out there track social media errors like we used to with print errors? #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Wish RT @wjchat: Before we share our last Q – Sign up for our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 http://t.co/YoDR4nwS58

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#wjchat

LadyJewelz
@jeweliiann101


1:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NewsCannon @wjchat w/o screenshotting, those errors can disappear down the memory hole. Politwoops tracks deleted pol tweets. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:19 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NewsCannon it’s one of the things @CraigSilverman et al (even me sometimes) try to keep track of often. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NewsCannon We know many of ours. I’m trying to build a better list of successes b/c I don’t want to always talk about the fails. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Before we share our last Q – Sign up for our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 http://t.co/hQpufw8KCF

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Q8 Should media literacy class be required for high school students? If so, what goes on the course agenda? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q8 Should media literacy class be required for high school students? If so, what goes on the course agenda? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Can we set a ground rule that all sentences must end with us saying “#wjchat” ?

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund @NewsCannon @wjchat Ah – and you need a friend like @npr_not_neutral – he’ll keep you on your toes :-). #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:20 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Whoa, good idea. They should. MT @NewsCannon Does anyone out there track social media errors like we used to with print errors? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q8 Should media literacy class be required for high school students? If so, what goes on the course agenda? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Just plugged #wjchat into my weekly schedule. Great stuff! Thanks, @wjchat and everyone.

Ren LaForme
@ItsRen


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A8a Yes! A8b The handbook, of course! #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@charlesminshew but that takes away all my silly intro notes ;-) #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A8. That would be awesome. But let’s make sure they can read and write first. #wjchat

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q7 How can we as journalists start rebuilding the public’s confidence in our breaking news coverage? What has to change? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Absolutely! If I had a media literacy class in HS, I would’ve been MUCH more informed today! The ethics of ML is huge. #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A8 Define ‘media literacy’ – seems like what we’re talking here is what they used to call ‘civics’ #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Jumping in here, A8: it’s never too soon for a course in media literacy, wish I had that in high school #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate @NewsCannon @wjchat looks like @npr_not_neutral’s acct. is suspended. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:21 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund I’d also add, media literacy classes should teach you skepticism – how to break down an article and what ?s to ask. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Cats. Obviously. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#WJChat #A7 Rebuild the public’s confidence in breaking news coverage by sticking to core principles. In other words: Do a better job.

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: Q8 Should media literacy class be required for high school students? If so, what goes on the course agenda? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A8 My own personal bias is I’d rather have them knuckle down in math ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:22 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @kpricephotoMS: Jumping in here, A8: it’s never too soon for a course in media literacy, wish I had that in high school #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat 100 percent. RT @znmeb @wjchat A8 My own personal bias is I’d rather have them knuckle down in math ;-) #wjchat

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


1:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate A good English teacher is supposed to teach skills like this as well. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A8: Yes! (In fact, it should start earlier.) It’s never 2 early 2 learn the difference btwn information & propaganda. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


1:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@ClydeenMcDonald not really. All breaking is developing news, right? #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A8. Yes. A lot of people demonize “the media” too. Maybe it would help put the faith back in us. Need to think on courses. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:23 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Always. @davemeddows: @wjchat Cats. Obviously. #wjchat

Kat Duncan
@KatDuncanPhoto


1:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Goodnight #wjchat!

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


1:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#WJChat #A8 Yes, media literacy should be a required class or course module in high school. And earlier: Kindergarten.

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
A7 (continued): I’d also emphasize that it’s OK 2 question authority — n fact, our livelihood (& a real democracy) depends on it. #wjchat

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


1:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A7 Rebuild the public’s confidence in breaking news coverage by sticking to core principles. In other words: Do a

Kat Duncan
@KatDuncanPhoto


1:24 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A7 Rebuild the public’s confidence in breaking news coverage by sticking to core principles. In other words: Do a

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@jcstearns Hopefully you can join in next time! #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: @NPRKate A good English teacher is supposed to teach skills like this as well. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @AGoldmund: @NPRKate A good English teacher is supposed to teach skills like this as well. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @KatDuncanPhoto: Always. @davemeddows: @wjchat Cats. Obviously. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A8: it definitely should be part of the curriculum, make them more aware of the world around them. #wjchat

Kat Duncan
@KatDuncanPhoto


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund And history, and science teachers. But obviously something is missing, or needed. #wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@ClydeenMcDonald @ZnMed It is hard to get past that. We all want instant gratification. But you’ll get respect for restraint later. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:25 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat Goodnight #wjchat! Thanks for the brain exercise.

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


1:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@SaleemChat I would love to see a kindergarten media literacy class. A second grader I mentor says she reads the newspaper now #wjchat

Kat Duncan
@KatDuncanPhoto


1:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#WJChat #A8 Advertisers target children who can’t or can barely speak. Ever hear “McDonalds” among a kid’s first words?

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Alright, gotta join @jodiontheweb & @acarvin in the post – #wjchat crowd. Good night! Great chat!

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Looks like that’s our time folks! Special thanks to @AGoldmund for hosting & all of you for participating! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:26 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @KatDuncanPhoto: @wjchat A8: it definitely should be part of the curriculum, make them more aware of the world around them. #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat a current events course with a How to Read News component wouldn’t be the worst idea #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate I think there maybe a difference. Breaking in my mind means less detail. I expect some facts when I hear developing. #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
BTW – Have a drink at our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 RSVP: http://t.co/hQpufw8KCF (This is our 4th time!!)

wjchat
@wjchat


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Thanks, everyone. It was a lot of fun. #wjchat

Alex Goldman
@AGoldmund


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat @AGoldmund Thanks for a great chat. See you all next week. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@AGoldmund thank you, Alex! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@ClydeenMcDonald But we’ve just said that breaking means that people DEMAND more info. Right? #wjchat (Ok, I’m really leaving!)

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat @AGoldmund thank you, guys! #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: BTW – Have a drink at our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 RSVP: http://t.co/hQpufw8KCF (This is our 4th time!!)

Andr Natta
@acnatta


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat #kindergartenmedialiteracy What do you mean this wasn’t brought to me by the letter M? #wjchat

Oskar Garcia
@oskargarcia


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@SaleemChat I learned to read from my father’s PhD thesis and Philadelphia billboards ;-) #itsallgood #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


1:27 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: BTW – Have a drink at our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 RSVP: http://t.co/hQpufw8KCF (This is our 4th time!!)

Michael Bolden
@michaelbolden


1:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
#WJChat #A8 The fact is that those selling us a line start early. Can we afford not to do the same?

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat A8 Do you think it would help? I think we need to do a better job on our end. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@oskargarcia – in that case | http://t.co/ldyzV6ImzD – ha! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


1:28 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@wjchat @AGoldmund Enjoyed chatting with everyone tonight – thanks again for hosting/facilitating, looking forward to the next #wjchat!

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


1:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Admired @spj_tweets for tweeting its ethics code during #shipyardshooting. #wjchat

Claudette Artwick
@artwickc


1:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
.@KatDuncanPhoto @znmeb I started reading the newspaper when I was 3. It was a thing we did as a family. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Pray tell, who else shall I follow? Spree of #wjchat following landed me at a scary number.

Helen Heath
@thatdarnhelcat


1:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
.@wjchat @AGoldmund #wjchat thanks for a great chat tonight everybody

Derry London
@Derry_London


1:29 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @wjchat: @oskargarcia – in that case | http://t.co/ldyzV6ImzD – ha! #wjchat

Kat Duncan
@KatDuncanPhoto


1:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Thx again 4 a lovely Wed. night, #wjchat. I hope ppl (whether they work n #journalism or not) find my tweets interesting & useful. Cheers!

Latrice Davis
@latrice_davis


1:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@TJRaphael Good night! It is good for the brain! #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:30 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Apologies for flooding your TLs with #wjchat stuff y’all. I’m done now

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


1:31 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
If anyone wants to connect, I’m @saleemkhan. This is my chat-only account. Good night! #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


1:32 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Thanks @AGoldmund for hosting a great discussion. And thanks everyone else, too! #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Thanks @wjchat and @AGoldmund for an great conversation #wjchat

Nina Zipkin
@NinaZipkin


1:35 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@acarvin @NPRKate please. Let us know how we can improve the platform for a better chat experience #wjchat

TweetChat
@TweetChat


1:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Missed another good #wjchat. Im all in next week.

Jay F. Hicks
@jayfhicks


1:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@DaniShae4 MT @wjchat: BTW – Have a drink at our annual #wjchat + #socjourn IRL meetup at #ONA13 RSVP: http://t.co/X33ALntNcJ “

Bethany Swain
@BethanysStories


1:36 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@LiciBev @ZnMed You think the public has a role to play in this? Meaning the pressure of being 1st comes from their expectations? #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:37 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
And in grave situations, less schadenfreude would be nice. Journos can correct other outlets, but try not to sound gleeful about it. #wjchat

Karen DaltonBeninato
@kbeninato


1:39 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@ClydeenMcDonald @LiciBev @ZnMed I think media over promised on speed and is stuck with the consequences. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:40 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NewsCannon: @ClydeenMcDonald @LiciBev @ZnMed I think media over promised on speed and is stuck with the consequences. #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:42 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NewsCannon @LiciBev @ZnMed exactly. The people who consume news need to be educated about the process of info gathering. #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@NPRKate You mean impossible to report and broadcast at the same time. #wjchat

Julia Barton
@bartona104


1:44 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @agoldmund: I’m still uncomfortable deleting tweets. Feels like a coverup of our mistake. #wjchat

Mark Loundy
@MarkLoundy


1:45 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@kbeninato Yeah, media beating on media is rampant at the moment. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


1:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@LiciBev @ClydeenMcDonald @ZnMed Indeed. But draw a line we can point to. From which we can measure, be measured. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


1:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: Exactly. MT @rsm Re deleting false tweets: I want to be wrong on the record. #wjchat

Mathew Ingram
@mathewi


1:48 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
Yes @NewsCannon: @LiciBev @ClydeenMcDonald @ZnMed Indeed. But draw a line we can point to. From which we can measure, be measured. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


1:49 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @NewsCannon: @LiciBev @ClydeenMcDonald @ZnMed Indeed. But draw a line we can point to. From which we can measure, be measured. #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


1:50 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
@LiciBev @NewsCannon @ZnMed indeed. I want my readers to understand the danger of misinformation for them and for me #wjchat

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


3:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @agoldmund: I’m still uncomfortable deleting tweets. Feels like a coverup of our mistake. #wjchat

Ann Shirley Finster
@annfinster


3:33 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: @AGoldmund Absolutely. Which is why I want to see a tool like Retwact to actually come to fruition. #wjchat

Ann Shirley Finster
@annfinster


3:34 a.m. PDT | 10.03.2013
RT @acarvin: Exactly. MT @rsm Re deleting false tweets: I want to be wrong on the record. #wjchat

Ann Shirley Finster
@annfinster


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