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4:06 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Join us in 55 MINUTES for this week’s #wjchat, round 2! We’ll talk responsible sourcing with tweets curated from our international chat.

wjchat
@wjchat


4:06 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Join us in 55 MINUTES for this week’s #wjchat, round 2! We’ll talk responsible sourcing with tweets curated from our internatio

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


4:21 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Attn @thenewspress peeps: MT @wjchat: Join us at 8 PM for this week’s #wjchat! We’ll talk responsible sourcing with tweets …

David Plazas
@davidplazas


4:22 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @journtoolbox: RT @kimbui: #jobs: http://t.co/Zl7briB7Jp Just added a couple. Send me more? #wjchat #journojobs

efarina
@efarina


4:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Data journalist/coders: @StanfordJourn is hiring for an innovative new position in Silicon Valley: http://t.co/5TCub95ui4 #wjchat #opendata

Stanford Journalism
@StanfordJourn


4:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @kimbui: #jobs: https://t.co/1x9MAXpBqW Just added a couple. Send me more? #wjchat #journojobs

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


4:48 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Join us in 55 MINUTES for this week’s #wjchat, round 2! We’ll talk responsible sourcing with tweets curated from our internatio

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


4:49 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@NewsCannon And we’ve been counting the minutes! #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


4:50 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Join us in TEN MINUTES for this week’s #wjchat, round 2! We’re talking responsible sourcing.

wjchat
@wjchat


4:55 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
The #wjchat chat starts in 5 minutes. #ChatSalad

ChatSalad
@ChatSalad


4:55 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Join us in TEN MINUTES for this week’s #wjchat, round 2! We’re talking responsible sourcing.

Jennifer Gaie Hellum
@jghellum


4:59 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @jghellum RT @wjchat: Join us in TEN MINUTES for this week’s #wjchat, round 2! We’re talking responsible sourcing.

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:00 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
It’s 5 p.m. PST, which means it’s time for #wjchat!

wjchat
@wjchat


5:00 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Welcome to the recap of the 1st-ever int’l of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for Web journalists. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:00 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Some of you joined us this morning to talk about responsible sourcing with our colleagues overseas at #ONAJerusalem. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
#wjchat is back on. #favoritewednesdaylearning

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Now we’re hoping you’ll chime in with your insights. We’ll share highlights from the morning session. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Let’s get going! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Hey #wjchat! Naudia Jawad in Memphis here. I was in bed during this morning’s chat. Whoops!

Naudia Jawad
@naudsie


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Decloak You Lurking Suit ! RT @wjchat Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
This morning’s session included journalists from all over. Here’s a map: http://t.co/xZC16eHbXW #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: This morning’s session included journalists from all over. Here’s a map: http://t.co/kvfwlUH7kI #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Let’s get going! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Hello, everybody. Martha here in Seattle. Web journo at @KPLU.#wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Stephanie Guzman, community newspaper reporter in Ventura County, CA. Finally caught #wjchat on a Wed. night. Normally at City Council mtgs.

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@helenhmosher Yay! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Freelance journo covering tech/startup culture in KC! #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Hey #wjchat I’m Nick – co-founder of a startup called @listly – we make List Posts easy & social – People embed Listly list on blogs

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat BillCannon, Digital Director for @gannett and @jconline in Lafayette, IN. Chatting while cleaning the kitchen. #wjchat #DadDuty

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Hi all, I’m Robert Hernandez, Web journalist, @USCAnnenberg Profe, @ONA board homie, #wjchat co-creator abs Wu-Tang forever.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@NewsCannon @gannett @jconline Welcome! #multitasking #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjcgat Sara Catania here representing for @NBCLA #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
OK! Here we go. Q1 What’s the golden rule when looking for a reliable source/vetting your source? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Love studying evolution of culture RT @BretMavrich @wjchat Freelance journo covering tech/startup culture in KC! #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat This morning, @AzmatZahra said: A1 “One of the things I avoid is someone who is used gratuitously by other outlets” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Hello #wjchat from frigid Vermont, with temps in the 20s. I’m the web/social media guy for @bfp_news, and enjoy dropping by your chats.

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@PhilipTortora Brr! Welcome! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Ask them “How do you know?” the info you are offering #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @kimbui: #jobs: https://t.co/1x9MAXpBqW Just added a couple. Send me more? #wjchat #journojobs

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


5:08 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Hi #wjchat! Im checking in from NY.

JP
@jessicaplautz


5:08 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat Ask them “How do you know?” the info you are offering #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:08 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
“@jonhew: “‘One golden rule’ could be misleading. Check and verify, inc their credentials/authority, any vested interests etc.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Hey guys! Checking in from Silicon Valley, how is everyone tonight? Anyone turn down $3 billion recently? #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Hi y’all, Social Media Manager & digital content #2 guy at #News19 @WLTX #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
#J205 If you’re a super-J major, you might want to use tweetdeck or http://t.co/0P6SyZlsJ6 to follow #wjchat now – SUPER stuff going on.

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @wjchat HA! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Derry_London Thanks for joining. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @SOJCSuzi: #J205 If you’re a super-J major, you might want to use tweetdeck or http://t.co/0P6SyZlsJ6 to follow #wjchat now – SUPER stuf

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Here comes Q2: What makes an ideal source, and what tips do you have for working with a less-than-ideal source? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat I’m in learning mode tonight. I’ve been in production so long I want to know issues writers face with sources now. #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: OK! Here we go. Q1 What’s the golden rule when looking for a reliable source/vetting your source? #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@helenhmosher You’ve come to the right place! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
MT @helenhmosher @wjchat I’m in learning mode tonight. Been in production so long I want to know issues writers face with sources. #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@azmatzahra on Q2 “Depends on what makes that sources less than ideal, but let’s say it’s bc they may have a conflict of interest” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q1 It must service the story, aka your community/audience. Your loyalty is to them, not your sources. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Here comes Q2: What makes an ideal source, and what tips do you have for working with a less-than-ideal source? #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat (FYI I’m tweeting highlights from this morning’s international session with #ONAjerusalem) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Ideal source: Understands the transactional relationship with the journalist and is upfront about what s/he wants from it. #wjchat

Gideon Lichfield
@glichfield


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
+1 RT @webjournalist @wjchat Q1 It must service the story, aka your community/audience. Your loyalty is to them, not your sources. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A2 – The perfect source: Personal knowledge, nothing to gain, patient, willing to be challenged. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A2 Best sources are ones that are forthcoming w/ info esp. at local govt level. #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat @Benhartman said: “Well informed but not ideologically or politically motivated also” #wjchat #onajerusalem

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat A2 – The perfect source: Personal knowledge, nothing to gain, patient, willing to be challenged. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q2 The IDEAL source should be knowledge, articulate and flexible. They want to inform, not self promote. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Late to the party tonight. Checking in from Cedar Rapids, Iowa #wjchat

Aaron Hepker
@ahepker


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang: @wjchat (FYI I’m tweeting highlights from this morning’s international session with #ONAjerusalem) #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A2. Ideal source is available for comment! #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@ahepker Glad you could make it! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q2 60minutes just gaffed on this. They should’ve reached out to other journos in CBS w/ FBI sources. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Just joining. Hi everyone! #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A2 Comes w/ trust but some sources think youre out to get them- Im asking about a sewer line not top secret govt stuff! #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @NewsCannon @wjchat A2 – The perfect source: Personal knowledge, nothing to gain, patient, willing to be challenged. #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Bonus question from @azmatzahra: What should you do when you discover a source may not be credible? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat An ideal sourcee is someone who can not only provide valuable information, but actively participates. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Don’t look, curate sources ahead of time / @wjchat Q1 What’s the golden rule when looking for a reliable source/vetting your source? #wjchat

David Clinch
@DavidClinchNews


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@TJRaphael @wjchat good answer. elaborate? #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @BretMavrich: @wjchat Q2 60minutes just gaffed on this. They should’ve reached out to other journos in CBS w/ FBI sources. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A2 With less-than-ideal source, establish trust by explaining yourself and your needs fully #wjchat

Gideon Lichfield
@glichfield


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @glichfield: @wjchat A2 With less-than-ideal source, establish trust by explaining yourself and your needs fully #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A1: Being 100% sure your source isn’t working an agenda, has no vendetta; don’t allow yourself to be led to ulterior motives #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
More from @AzmatZahra: “What I mean by that ? is what would you do if another outlet cast doubt on your story & source, i.e. 60Mins” #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Derry_London @wjchat I’ll disagree: All sources have agendas. The key is to know them. #wjchat

Gideon Lichfield
@glichfield


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Bonus A: Drop them like a hot potato! Whoever heard of questionable credibility? #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
A2 ideal source is credible in their field and offers valuable information. Often has a great story! #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @LiciBev: @wjchat Bonus A: Drop them like a hot potato! Whoever heard of questionable credibility? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat That’s what our writers are dealing with a lot too. RT @amartinmedia A2. Ideal source is available for comment! #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@LiciBev Ahha! Nice! :) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@glichfield would this have helped Lara Logan? #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A2: Treat the less-than-reliable source as a hair-trigger, handle gently & be absolutely skeptical #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @glichfield: @Derry_London @wjchat I’ll disagree: All sources have agendas. The key is to know them. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @LiciBev: @wjchat Bonus A: Drop them like a hot potato! Whoever heard of questionable credibility? #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @LiciBev: @wjchat Bonus A: Drop them like a hot potato! Whoever heard of questionable credibility? #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich No. Establishing trust with a source doesn’t substitute for vetting. Just makes communication better. #wjchat

Gideon Lichfield
@glichfield


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@gseffers HEY LOOK RT @wjchat Bonus question from @azmatzahra: What should you do when you discover a source may not be credible? #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Derry_London I approach differently. I ASSUME others have an agenda, and understanding it helps me find sources. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat From @jonhew: “Worth a read re #wjchat — Can journalists and news orgs handle online hoaxes?” http://t.co/zPV3AU2t59 #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
A2 bonus: don’t use their quotes. ALWAYS check your sources. Investigation is key! #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @BretMavrich: @Derry_London I approach differently. I ASSUME others have an agenda, and understanding it helps me find sources. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@pgMila maybe pop into #wjchat ? Talk about what you are doing on front lines? Just started.

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @TheVoiceOfGenY: A2 bonus: don’t use their quotes. ALWAYS check your sources. Investigation is key! #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
And we’re back on track with Q3, a twofer. Q3A How has responsible sourcing become easier in the digital age? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang: @wjchat From @jonhew: “Worth a read re #wjchat — Can journalists and news orgs handle online hoaxes?” http://t.co/zPV3AU2

webhat/redhat
@webhat


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q3A The Internet rarely forgets, so it’s easy to dig into someone’s past activities and identify possible agendas. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3A: It’s much easier to perform your own background check! Google, pipl, etc #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Q3A: Much easier to do background on sources – identify agendas/claims/activities #wjchat

Aaron Hepker
@ahepker


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
A3: easier to connect w specific sources. Or properly cite another pub. So much info out there! Easy access. Respectful use. #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @notblue @wjchat A3A: It’s much easier to perform your own background check! Google, pipl, etc #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @GenePark @wjchat Q3A The Internet rarely forgets, so it’s easy to dig in someone’s past activities to identify possible agendas. #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3. 100% yes. Easier to find, verify and contact sources. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Ask the source what they’d like the story to accomplish. The answer tells you a lot. Just don’t make promises. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @wjchat @jonhew similar to the Yes Men only less elaborate #wjchat

webhat/redhat
@webhat


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat ideal source does not even know they are a source, they are consistently reliable in public. Worst source = anonymous #wjchat

David Clinch
@DavidClinchNews


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
And here’s the second half: Q3B How has responsible sourcing become harder in the digital age? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3 Yes much easier to contact sources. Im not afraid to private message ppl on Facebook! #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@TJRaphael: @wjchat A3. 100% yes. Easier to find, verify and contact sources. #wjchat agreed!

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q3 in minutes you can assemble a digital profile that includes work & past news coverage. Also, now readers can help vet. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @stephrguzman: @wjchat A3 Yes much easier to contact sources. Im not afraid to private message ppl on Facebook! #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@TJRaphael Q3 I still can’t believe how easy it is to get ahold of a source via Twitter. One notch down from text. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
MT @kyleykim: “There’s more access, yes, but also more noise. Journos who don’t know how to cut/verify can have harder time” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3 People are getting better at making their online profiles private, which can then be hard to vet. #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @BretMavrich: @TJRaphael Q3 I still can’t believe how easy it is to get ahold of a source via Twitter. One notch down from text. #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3B. It’s a double-edged sword. God help you if you’re trying to find more info on a David Ross! Common names are horrid. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat @Bindisha: “Since some sources are easier to tap into digitally, everyone seems to talk to the same sources” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@stephrguzman: @wjchat A3 People are getting better at making their online profiles private #wjchat true…but emails are out there!

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat it’s become harder because you don’t always know for sure who’s on the other side of the tweet/post etc. even w/geotagging #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@TheVoiceOfGenY If theyre a public figure w/website contact info yes but even hard to find emails on LinkedInso annoying. #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Not all sources are social media savvy. Sometimes the best are the best b/c they don’t have time to tweet.
#wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3B joining late, hi! Easy: there’s a lot of wrong information on the Internet. #wjchat

Tiffany Kelly
@LATiffanyKelly


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @BretMavrich: @wjchat Not all sources are social media savvy. Sometimes the best are the best b/c they don’t have time to tweet.
#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat People are more likely to want anonymity if they think their name will show up in Google. True story. Also, private profiles #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@NSlayton: “More voices exist, and many can either be lying or relaying bad information. Look at the fake stuff that goes viral.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@alexromano @wjchat And even then, the number of people who have geotagging turned on is miniscule. :( #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3. A lot more wrong information and increased pressure to act with speed makes journos sloppy at times. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@DavidClinchNews @wjchat @Storyful I hear it’s great but what concerns me is the “algorithm” is pretty secretive #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@stephrguzman I assume you mean FB? Does anyone do private tweeting anymore?
#wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A3. A lot more wrong information and increased pressure to act with speed makes journos sloppy at times. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@LollyLenore …and journo’s need it. Hey, jump in on #wjchat. It’s fun.

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@webjournalist: “It’s easier to manipulate your digital footprint ‘Googling’ alone is not reporting.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
—> RT @Martha_Kang: .@webjournalist: “It’s easier to manipulate your digital footprint ‘Googling’ alone is not reporting.” #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
And here’s Q4A: “What do journalists need to know about sources and social media platforms? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@stephrguzman I’d love to see the stats on how gma’s stack up to millenials on fb privacy settings. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A3B I think the need to stay current and to freshen stories may lead to poor or rushed source selection #wjchat

Jonathan Chase
@johnochase


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@kimbui: “Q4: Because someone tweeted it does not mean that it is theirs to tweet.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4: Always follow item back to original source. If u can’t trace n b sure, don’t rt. #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang: .@webjournalist: “It’s easier to manipulate your digital footprint ‘Googling’ alone is not reporting.” #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@AzmatZahra: “SM is helpful in finding sources quickly, but don’t become overly-reliant. You narrow your source pool dangeorusly” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Derry_London: @wjchat A4: Always follow item back to original source. If u can’t trace n b sure, don’t rt. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4 That it’s too easy to spread misinformation. And that ways to avoid that have been well-documented by industry leaders. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
This. RT @Martha_Kang: .@kimbui: “Q4: Because someone tweeted it does not mean that it is theirs to tweet.” #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Derry_London: @wjchat A4: Always follow item back to original source. If u can’t trace n b sure, don’t rt. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang: .@webjournalist: “It’s easier to manipulate your digital footprint ‘Googling’ alone is not reporting.” #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
. @BretMavrich @stephrguzman Hi all. Dipping in late. Yes, many of my students protect their tweets. #wjchat

Claudette Artwick
@artwickc


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat All that glitters is not gold. And all people on twitter aren’t who they say they are #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
A4 have to be careful of what you throw out there for your own credibility’s sake. It’s a bittersweet game. #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
And here’s Q4B: How do you distinguish credible leads/tips from opinion on social media? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@wjchat Q4A social media sources are a great lead, but things need to be vetted heavily on social before one jumps the gun #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang: .@AzmatZahra: “SM is helpful in finding sources quickly, but don’t become overly-reliant.” #wjchat well said!

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@artwickc @stephrguzman what age group? #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q3B “The problem with internet quotes is that you cant always depend on their accuracy” -Abraham Lincoln. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4: Citing “social media” or “Tweets” is like sourcing a police scanner. Don’t. It can be a starting point, but dig deeper. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4B number of hashtags #winning #duh #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Jonathandrews89 #h #a #h #! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@alexschmidt:”Sometimes opinion IS valuable and can lead to a great story. Get experts/stats to back up hunches” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Jonathandrews89: @wjchat A4B number of hashtags #winning #duh #wjchat YES, hashtags are helpful in getting content seen!

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@byroncpt “Rookie error to believe everything on the internet. Pick up the phone! Knock on their doors!” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4: Verify anything you see on social media before sharing it. #wjchat

Tiffany Kelly
@LATiffanyKelly


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Definitely agree. It’s also lazy. MT @amartinmedia: A4: Citing “social media” or “Tweets” is like sourcing a police scanner. Don’t. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat kind of ties into the source vetting questions. You can size someone up quickly online then weigh their tip. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
. @BretMavrich @stephrguzman 18 to 22 #wjchat

Claudette Artwick
@artwickc


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4b. Verify by following up & asking questions…just like reporters used to do before the Internet. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4B: Start with cross checking. There should usually be other chatter, facts and info online. Silence is not golden. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@sdavy “It’s important to remember how savvy activists can be in the social space. Ex: don’t be won over by good video production” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@notblue @amartinmedia Really? I saw a storify of a twitter convo between terrorist group and nato forces. cite that mug. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Q5 Can you name any helpful websites or apps, etc. that have changed the way you work with/ find sources? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
MT @amartinmedia @wjchat A4 Citing “SM” or “Tweets” is like sourcing police scanner. Don’t. Can be a starting point, but dig deeper. #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A4B: don’t accept anything edited or modified, always ask for original material #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@artwickc @stephrguzman That’s odd to me. I understand private Instagram, but not private Twitter. Particularly in that age group. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@wjchat Q4B geotagging info (esp if they’re posting pics), researching the source’s social footprint, actually speaking to them #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
A5 hARO – help a reporter out #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Q5 Can you name any helpful websites or apps, etc. that have changed the way you work with/ find sources? #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@acarvin “You can learn a lot about a source by examining their twitter history – who they engage with, how, why, etc.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@Benhartman: “At least in #Israel, Whatsapp has radically changed how reporters work” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat A4b. Verify by following up & asking questions…just like reporters used to do before the Internet. #wjchat

David Plazas
@davidplazas


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A5. Still amazes me how many people don’t use Twitter’s advanced search. It’s pretty incredible. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@acarvin: “I’ve also been using Gephi to map source networks, but it’s still not easy importing Twitter data into it.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @notblue: @wjchat A5. Still amazes me how many people don’t use Twitter’s advanced search. It’s pretty incredible. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang .@Benhartman: “At least in #Israel, Whatsapp has radically changed how reporters work” #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich @notblue That’s not what I’m talking about. Hence the quotes around “social media” & “Tweets” literally as the source #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q5 Twitter’s Advanced Search, Foursquare, Banjo App, YouTube and Instagram. Search is pretty effective! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang Now I want to ask @Benhartman how he’s using WhatsApp #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat A4b. Verify by following up & asking questions…just like reporters used to do before the Internet. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @Benhartman I think I’m using Whatsapp wrong. How does this work? Interested to know. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat LinkedIn & Twitter for finding sources..always need to personally vet…don’t wanna be the next Lara Logan via Benghazi. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@davemeddows @bretmavrich Ah, maybe @Benhartman will share some wisdom on WhatsApp when morning arrives in Israel. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich @notblue IE “According to Tweets” or “according to social media” with no link or context. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@TheVoiceOfGenY For sure, quality always beats quantity #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@acarvin: “I’ve also used Twiangulate to find ppl a source and I have in common, so I can vet them privately with those people.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q5 I’ve been taking a look at Geofeedia, but haven’t had much time with it yet. Anyone else use it? #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@GenePark I’ve toyed with it. I prefer Banjo. Free and real-time. Only app though; no desktop version. Yet. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@GenePark Nope, but going to play with it now! #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @notblue: @wjchat A5. Still amazes me how many people don’t use Twitter’s advanced search. It’s pretty incredible. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @notblue yes yes, a thousand times yes. lazy. I can’t believe people do that. Laughing now at police scanner. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q5 Tweetdeck, Instagram though wish you could search multiple #. Also plain ol Any1 else I should talk to for this story? #wjchat

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@GenePark @wjchat Really great tool for visuallizing the location of Tweets during breaking news. Haven’t used it recently, though. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@webjournalist: “The power of finding sources through social media during breaking news: http://t.co/NaBJmQvR7x” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @notblue: @wjchat A5. Still amazes me how many people don’t use Twitter’s advanced search. It’s pretty incredible. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @GenePark I can’t remember if it’s that it crashed often or was about to start charging. Is there a fee? #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @BretMavrich The only times I cite specific tweets are for reax stories on earthquakes, weather Only for color. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Have to bounce but nice chatting w you guys! #wjchat

Britt Hysen
@TheVoiceOfGenY


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @BeccaRoman RT @notblue: @wjchat A5. Still amazes me how many people don’t use Twitter’s advanced search. It’s pretty incredible. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Instagram has the worst search function. For all its growth, it’s still frustratingly prohibitive. #wjchat @stephrguzman

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
tuning in late to #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BeccaRoman And lists! #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @GenePark: Instagram has the worst search function. For all its growth, it’s still frustratingly prohibitive. #wjchat @stephrguzman

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@vielmetti Welcome! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @GenePark: Instagram has the worst search function. For all its growth, it’s still frustratingly prohibitive. #wjchat @stephrguzman

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@stephrguzman @GenePark Ohh, I see. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@notblue @BretMavrich Citing specific Tweets are OK, if the accounts are verified and it’s the only source at the time. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat I always have Banjo running on work iPhone for a barometer of nearby social media chatter. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
One word: #FB MT @GenePark Instagram has the worst search function. For all its growth, it’s still prohibitive. #wjchat @stephrguzman

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @amartinmedia It’s paid. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@GenePark @stephrguzman search Instagram through Storify. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
true RT @GenePark: Instagram has the worst search function. For all its growth, it’s still frustratingly prohibitive. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@GenePark @amartinmedia A-ha. That’s what it was. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @PhilipTortora: @wjchat I always have Banjo running on work iPhone for a barometer of nearby social media chatter. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @PhilipTortora: @wjchat I always have Banjo running on work iPhone for a barometer of nearby social media chatter. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @stephrguzman Note to self: Use @Storify more often. I was an early adopter during beta but I’ve fallen off using it. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Q6 What are sourcing issues that are specific to your region/market and how do you address them? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
A5 #wjchat LinkedIn is a powerful source for finding experts

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat I have to split tonight! Have a good #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @GenePark I think it *was free, but started charging. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @BretMavrich I’m talking more like “OMG that earthquake scared me!” for color. I’m already citing USGS for quake info. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@GenePark @stephrguzman @Storify I’ve fallen off, too. It’s been abused by the media recently, IMHO. Storifying everything. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@PhilipTortora Our local conversations usually are laced with expletives and r-rated material. #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@PhilipTortora @wjchat Banjo on the work phone. Nice. I hate how it drains the battery on my personal phone. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat early day tomorrow..night #wjchat !

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Alright guys Im out to battle traffic. #wjchat was fun! Thanks all.

Stephanie Guzman
@stephrguzman


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@notblue @BretMavrich Yes. Yes, Storify embed for color or straight embed Tweets work great for that, esp. with photos. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@La__Cuen: “Here in the Middle East every source has issues, so always verify w/diverse sources” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Q6 What are sourcing issues that are specific to your region/market and how do you address them? #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@alexschmidt: “Same sources used over & over…but sometimes they just know their stuff. Wrong 2 use someone smart again?” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Everywhere! RT @Martha_Kang .@La__Cuen: “Here in the Middle East every source has issues, so always verify w/diverse sources” #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia Still pretty bad. I end up searching a general tag & looking at every. single. picture. @GenePark @stephrguzman #wjchat

Redondo Beach Patch
@RedondoBchPatch


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @notblue @BretMavrich Yep rather than using Storify I just embed tweets, IGs, etc. instead. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@LiciBev @La__Cuen Indeed! :) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Being geographically isolated Down Under has a bunch of issues around time, recognised media brands etc #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Here’s Q7: When is it OK to use an anonymous source? Any tips to get a reluctant source on the record? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia @BretMavrich I so wish my CMS let me embed tweets withIN stories I get iframes at the top, but that’s it. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@notblue @amartinmedia @BretMavrich Oof, that’s rough. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Being geographically isolated Down Under has a bunch of issues around time, recognised media brands etc #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
I wonder whether people are going to start using Twitter/Tweetdeck’s new custom timeline instead of Storify. #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@jonhew: “Risky to rely on one anon source. Can you verify with a 2nd? Is it in their interests?” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat ok to use an anonymous source when the information could endanger them or their livelihood. As long as correctly vetted. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@vielmetti I was thinking they’d be less inclined since they’re already used to Storify. What do you think? #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@AzmatZahra: “When it could endanger life. Pseudonyms, blurring faces & other identifying factors were a part of my Syria coverage” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @vielmetti I’d be less inclined to use Twitter, but I usually use Storify for slideshows of photos from events. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @AzmatZahra This is the best answer all day. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@AzmatZahra on getting anon source on record: “Your best asset is your record. Do you do justice to stories? It should show.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A7: Almost never. Fight urge to go deep throat. Feels cool & mysterious but It’s rarely worth the risk. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Shit. I’m sorry #wjchat, at some point I will be done with this iPad app and can give you more attention,

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat A7: Almost never. Fight urge to go deep throat. Feels cool & mysterious but It’s rarely worth the risk. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@vielmetti I tried it just now to make a timeline of great answers in #wjchat but promptly quit. No easy way to reorder tweets.

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang I was never sold on Storify and usually just embed single tweets. Handy to be able to embed one single timeline. #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich @vielmetti Ohh, so strictly chronological? #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@vielmetti I see. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Q8 What about the practice of “checkbook journalism”or paying for an exclusive? (recent @onthemedia sgmt: http://t.co/PH3FCpZRsP) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @vielmetti chrono according to which tweet I drop in first. Wanted to scream. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich @vielmetti Ah. :) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich not being able to reorder tweets in a custom timeline is an issue, yes, I can see that #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@vielmetti @Martha_Kang True. I usually have TDeck open in another window while using @Storify #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@jonhew: “Worth noting that former US President Nixon was paid handsomely for his interview w/ David Frost http://t.co/9LpTLeRlkl #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@danfriedell Do you seek independent verification/cross referencing? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A7. It’s important to remember what you owe your audience not your source when considering using an anonymous source. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@AzmatZahra: “I’m against it. It’s against my own standards and those of any place I’ve ever worked. I won’t get behind it.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Here’s Q9: What are the challenges in finding a diverse pool of sources, and how do you handle them? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat @danfriedell my question, too. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@indiefilmfan @wjchat Absolutely. #wjchat

Azmat Khan
@AzmatZahra


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Um, no! RT @wjchat: Q8 What about the practice of “checkbook journalism”or paying for an exclusive? #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Here’s Q9: What are the challenges in finding a diverse pool of sources, and how do you handle them? #wjchat

Emma Carew Grovum
@emmacarew


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@acarvin: “Don’t just find sources by getting recs from your current sources. You’re liable to create an echo chamber.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat @onthemedia If I have to pay for an exclusive, I don’t want it. If you have the money, do more investigative work. Q8 #wjchat

Robin Donovan
@RobinKD


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@Catanify: “Need to make the time to cultivate sources, which takes a back seat, especially with specialization now a luxury.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@RobinKD “If you have the money, do more investigative work.” <— truth! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A8: I agree with what everyone is saying but, ya know, if I HAD the checkbook to do it… #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@NewsCannon @RobinKD @wjchat @onthemedia but what would you pay for? hotel room? flight? shelter? coffee? #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
More money should lead to higher quality. RT @Martha_Kang: @RobinKD “If you have the money, do more investigative work.” <— truth! #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@amartinmedia You’re still thinking about the $3B, aren’t you? :D #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
https://t.co/sOG0xcxqnj RT @Martha_Kang: @amartinmedia You’re still thinking about the $3B, aren’t you? :D #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A9 It can be hard when the pool of sources is small (local govt?) or sources are afraid to dissent (local govt?) #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat we prefer model of everyone getting to use the content and owner gets revenue share from all who use on monetized platforms #wjchat

David Clinch
@DavidClinchNews


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang Be the @ProPublica you wish to see in the world :) #wjchat

Robin Donovan
@RobinKD


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat @onthemedia Q8 Just doesn’t seem right to me. Besides who can really afford? #WJchat

Rob Gates
@rjgatesontheweb


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@NTarnopolsky: “You just can’t take shortcuts. You have to spend time cultivating a wide range of sources. No excuses.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
MT @emmacarew: diverse sources are easiest to find w/ diverse newsroom staff–ages, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@DavidClinchNews @wjchat Would you/ do you sell content exclusively if the price was right? #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang: .@webjournalist: “The power of finding sources through social media during breaking news: http://t.co/NaBJmQvR7x” #wjchat

Anastasios Oikonomou
@oiktas


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@RobinJP @RobinKD @wjchat @onthemedia Great question. I MIGHT pay for simple items making it possible to share info. #slipperyslope #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@webjournalist: “Diversity is an important key to journalism’s success don’t be lazy. Make an effort and be responsible.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Q8 paying for exclusives is dead wrong, but EVERY outlet pays to license and use footage, so I’d say there’s a fine line #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@NewsCannon @RobinKD @wjchat @onthemedia slippery slope. Network budgets. Not me of course, but some journos pay w/out paying. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
As we mentioned earlier, we all have biases. So: Q10 How do you check your own biases when looking for sources? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat It’s been fun, y’all, but I have to head home. Maybe I’ll be back later. #wjchat

Nicole
@notblue


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @Martha_Kang @webjournalist: “Diversity is important key to journalism’s success don’t be lazy. Make effort and be responsible.” #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: As we mentioned earlier, we all have biases. So: Q10 How do you check your own biases when looking for sources? #wjchat

JP
@jessicaplautz


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@acarvin: “By constantly soliciting and reviewing feedback from the public about my work.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: As we mentioned earlier, we all have biases. So: Q10 How do you check your own biases when looking for sources? #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@taydolven: “If I agree with everyone I talk to, I know I’m lacking #diversity” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A10: When I don’t “like” what I hear, I listen more closely, consider it more carefully. Also, ask others what’s missing. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@davemeddows @wjchat No, but we can give preferential delivery of content we manage rights for if clients go to partnership level #wjchat

David Clinch
@DavidClinchNews


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat As we mentioned earlier, we all have biases. So: Q10 How do you check your own biases when looking for sources? #wjchat

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Recognize you have biases and ask yourself if those are influencing your decisions? Be strong enough to set biases aside #wjchat

Rob Gates
@rjgatesontheweb


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@NewsCannon @wjchat Right. We must try harder to understand the rationale behind opinions we don’t agree with. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@SDulai:”By checking yourself when gathering sources, talking to peers and listening to reader feedback. It’s a constant evolution” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@rjgatesontheweb @wjchat how specifically do you set biases aside w/o reporting a “balance” where there may not be one. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Short of being just plain wrong, my biggest personal fear is that I’ll fail to keep a bias in check. It’s a core principle. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Q11 What about sharing sources? Does digital journalism break down some of the old territorial nature, or is there too much? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BeccaRoman @wjchat Does that mean you watch Fox sometimes? #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@BretMavrich @rjgatesontheweb @wjchat I prefer “fair” over “balanced”. Somewhat semantic but it’s a more proportional approach. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
.@AzmatZahra: “I don’t mind sharing because some of the people who taught me what I know were so generous in doing it for me.” #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat A11: SM opens doors, but the highest value sources are reached by phone. Plenty of journos have secret black books. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
OK! Looks like we finished up a bit early this week. Thank you, all, for joining! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Friend us on Facebook: http://t.co/0FmqFHj1Ud Or pitch a host or topic to #wjchat : http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Good night all. Nice chat! #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
And we’ll see you back here next Wednesday at 5 PST for another fruitful discussion! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Great chat! See you next week! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Great chat. See you all next week. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat Thanks! See y’ins later! #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
Thanks, all! Good night. #wjchat

Claudette Artwick
@artwickc


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
RT @wjchat: Friend us on Facebook: http://t.co/0FmqFHj1Ud Or pitch a host or topic to #wjchat : http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@BeccaRoman


6:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@Martha_Kang @wjchat great #wjchat … take two!

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:39 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@RobinJP @wjchat Woot!! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


7:11 p.m. PST | 11.13.2013
@wjchat yet another #wjchat missed due to commuting. Hope everyone is doing well and making web waves!

Melanie Deziel
@mdeziel


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