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Chat 11.20.2013 Engagement Around Investigative

December 11, 2013 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

4:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Going to try to make it to tonight’s #wjchat. I’ve been building an intro to investigative journalism course with @branthouston.

Ren LaForme
@itsren


4:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re talking engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes – send Q’s our

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


4:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes will be watching the #wjchat tonight — in between bites of dinner with an old Dallas associate, who’ll prolly think I’m rude

Michael Lindenberger
@Lindenberger


4:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@itsren @branthouston Looking forward to having you at tonight’s #WJchat with @colegoins @BethBDaley @terryparrisjr @andrewhaeg!

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


4:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Just about 1 hour away from tonight’s #wjchat about engagement around investigative work w/ @mlh_holmes! Who’s joining us?

Jonathan Andrews
@Jonathandrews89


4:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
So while I’m behind the #wjchat controls tonight, I doubt I’ll be quiet the entire time…

Andr Natta
@acnatta


4:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Fifteen minutes until we get started, y’all! – http://t.co/xT2zdngFaW #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


4:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
I’m in. I’m from London and warming up for #wjchat tonight.

Meena Toor
@journomeena


4:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes can’t wait for #WJchat

Beth Daley
@BethBDaley


4:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: What’s the role of the audience in shaping our meatiest stories? Join convo on engagement @ 8ET on #WJCHAT. @IRE_NICAR @Bet

Cole Goins
@colegoins


4:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Fifteen minutes until we get started, y’all! – http://t.co/xT2zdngFaW #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


4:55 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Only 5 minutes to go ’til the #wjchat chat. #ChatSalad.

ChatSalad
@ChatSalad


4:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ChatSalad: Only 5 minutes to go ’til the #wjchat chat. #ChatSalad.

Appweevr
@Appweevr


4:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking abt our audience!

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


4:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat question: where do we get the questions?

Meena Toor
@journomeena


4:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

Scott Walker
@WalkerScoop


5:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Welcome to the 194st episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for Web journalists. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NABJDigital: Tonight #wjchat talks engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes – send Q’s to @wjchat!

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes Here for #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@journomeena we’ll share them via this account #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
This week, we’re talking engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I’m here #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Welcome to the 194st episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for Web journalists. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes Hi Michelle! Great to see a fellow former @JSKstanford fellow at the helm. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Thanks for hosting this evening, @mlh_holmes! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Let’s get going! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @aldotcom @mlh_holmes Awesome! Glad to be here! #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Welcome to everyone joining us to talk about engagement! I’m your guest host. Looking forward to great conversation. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Excellent topic! RT @wjchat: This week, we’re talking engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes #wjchat

Meghann Farnsworth
@meghannCIR


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat Here!

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Sara Catania here from @NBCLA Revved and ready for tonight’s #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Hey all! Alex checking in from Silicon Valley. I does social + content + engagement, but no spell chek. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

Joey Kennedy
@joeykennedy


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: This week, we’re talking engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Hi #wjchat! Meghann Farnsworth here – Sr. Manager, Distribution & Engagement at The Center for Investigative Reporting (@CIROnline). @wjchat

Meghann Farnsworth
@meghannCIR


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat Wow – I couldnt have asked for a better topic. Engagement editor, @voiceofsandiego – here!

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Looks like I’ll be joining this #wjchat from rush hour traffic, but I’m lurking and excited about the conversation!

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
What does engagement mean? It’s one of those words that’s heavily used and abused. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Hi, all! Stephanie from the Las Vegas Review-Journal checking in. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
.@wjchat Hey hey chatters. Greg here and @amartinmedia is within my peripheral vision #wjchat

Greg Baumann
@SVBizGreg


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Joining #wjchat after a long hiatus – hi everyone! Connie here, writer in Los Angeles – looking forward to this convo

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Also, director of digital operations with @aldotcom, here! #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NickKellet #wjchat I believe we did a good job of nailing the “What’s Engagement” questions here http://t.co/nmTIJX8Ltt 30+ POV

Chase McMichael
@ChaseMcMichael


5:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NickKellet #wjchat Agreed -buzzword. I use it to mean our readers feel like theyre part of our process. They help guide our narratives.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Sitting in court for a trial, but still tuning in to #wjchat with some of my @aldotcom colleagues!

Nicole Emmett
@Nicole_Emmett


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green what’s the difference between “feeling part of process” and “being part of process” #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Happy be joining in this week’s #wjchat on engagement (our purpose and our passion)! : )

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green @NickKellet “Engagement” is often a cover for marketing & distribution. Actually letting the public shape stuff is HARD #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Hi, Chris here for #wjchat pretty busy at work but will keep an eye on the talk, looking forward to it, always learn a lot.

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Hey folks, Cole here: I help manage distribution and engagement for @CIRonline. Pumped for this #wjchat.

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Nicole_Emmett: Sitting in court for a trial, but still tuning in to #wjchat with some of my @aldotcom colleagues!

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
We’re going to jump right into the general Qs right now, but there may be some lightning Qs yet to come for the host… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @andrewhaeg @jskstanford We love @groundsource! Let’s talk abt how we reach more people with your tool as we get going. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @c_s_green: @NickKellet #wjchat Agreed -buzzword. I use it to mean our readers feel like theyre part of our process. They help guide ou

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Terry from @PennLive in Harrisburg, Pa. Lead engagement specialist (sounds fancy, I know). #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Don’t let the judge see you! MT @Nicole_Emmett: Sitting in court but still tuning in #wjchat with some of @aldotcom colleagues!

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Hello, #wjchat-ers! Andre in Birmingham here, hiding out behind the scenes tonight. How’s it going?

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes Are you #RollTide this weekend Michelle? The #wjchat-ters must know!

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@jbmckim @NickKellet #wjchat We tap them for feedback – what do they care about, what should we focus on.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes err, two weekends from now. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Checking in to the web journalism chat @wjchat with @tchatio http://t.co/S9BGjLI23K #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Kelly, Digital Reporter at @hburgamerican here. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
=Beyond listening RT @c_s_green @jbmckim @NickKellet #wjchat We tap them for feedback – what do they care about, what should we focus on.

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Pumped to have all of you! Here we go #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q1 How do we ask: “What does the community need?” not just, “What does the reporter want to do?” #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes: Yes! RT @wjchat @andrewhaeg @jskstanford We love @groundsource! Let’s talk abt how we reach more people. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Thanks! RT @wjchat Pumped to have all of you! Here we go #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat @groundsource Thanks Michelle! The idea is to get people involved with simple SMS/voice-based prompts/bulletins #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Im lurking on the #wjchat again this week. I use them to gain more knowledge about journ. as i keep job searching and its been helpful!

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


5:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@amartinmedia I love all my Alabama Football Children! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green @jbmckim @NickKellet So how do you synthesize what comes back? How do you make sense of it? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q1 How do we ask: “What does the community need?” not just, “What does the reporter want to do?” #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q1 How do we ask: “What does the community need?” not just, “What does the reporter want to do?” #wjchat

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NickKellet @jbmckim Then we follow through – graphic rep of survey results, usually in anecdotal format. #wjchat

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Don’t lose feedback to the comment graveyard @jbmckim @c_s_green @c_s_green @NickKellet How do they help guide your narratives? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q1 How do we ask: “What does the community need?” not just, “What does the reporter want to do?” #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q1: Great question. I think that goes to doing early engagement before the start of an investigation. Asking questions. #wjchat

Meghann Farnsworth
@meghannCIR


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A1 Put the questions out there via social media. Respond. Be transparent. And follow through. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Ren here again from Poynter’s News University in St. Petersburg, Fla. Eating a pizza with far too much cheese. #wjchat

Ren LaForme
@itsren


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @jbmckim @NickKellet Make it very easy on you/us – keep it anecdotal. Just ASK them. #wjchat

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
YES! > RT @Catanify @wjchat A1 Put the questions out there via social media. Respond. Be transparent. And follow through. #wjchat

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@murdochdavis @wjchat oops almost forgot! Welcome to my Canadian journalist in the kitchen. He stands ready! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Building community starts with showing that you are listening. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NickKellet @jbmckim #wjchat Dont know the numbers off the top of my head, but with a week, we were pleasantly surprised.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Building community starts with showing that you are listening. #wjchat

First Foundation
@firstfoundation


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @firstfoundation RT @NickKellet: Building community starts with showing that you are listening. #wjchat #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Accountability is key. Don’t make promises/create expectations you can’t keep. Be sure you have the $$/resources #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A1: Create channels of communication online and offline for people to offer feedback. #wjchat

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Building community starts with showing that you are listening. #wjchat

Christine Pantazis
@CPantazis


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Pay attention to past performance. Knowing what performs well can give you a more narrow focus when looking for stories #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @wjchat There’s a tension when you put questions out there between getting ppl involved, and the fear of tipping your hand #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @NickKellet +1 – they like to know theres a human on the other side of the publications twitter handle – love the banter!

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A1: Great ques – I think one way of finding out important issues in the community is crowdsouring with a poll or a query #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@murdochdavis we’re looking forward to it! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @NickKellet so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Catanify @wjchat Accountability is key. Don’t make promises/create expectations you can’t keep. B sure you have the $$/resources #wjchat

Appweevr
@Appweevr


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat also means you may need to go on the ground, not focus all your efforts on online engagement, which can limit your audience. #wjchat

Meghann Farnsworth
@meghannCIR


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@meghannCIR @wjchat That’s a great tip – definitely going to look into early engagement #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ajwalsh08: @wjchat A1: Part of it, too, is going out to coffee shops, events, local biz, and talking face to face! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat Pick your issues. There are plenty that are out there in the “public domain” that won’t give away the store. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
One more PROTIP: Don’t forget to tag your answers #wjchat :-)

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Close the loop. Feature feedback. RT @mlh_holmes @wjchat @NickKellet so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: One more PROTIP: Don’t forget to tag your answers #wjchat :-)

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat @NickKellet That’s a great question #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Always be teaching RT @wjchat One more PROTIP: Don’t forget to tag your answers #wjchat :-)

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I also think, if you’re really serious about engagement, meeting your community regularly is imperative. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat Where have you found most success? do reporters understand sharing while they build stories, not just after? #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat When we seek engagement on tough stories how do we guard against disguised interests, ie astroturfers? Concern or no? #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @ajwalsh08 – definitely. VOSD is member-based nonprofit, so we do a lot of events for members and beyond – panels, debates, etc.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A1: Know who you’re writing for. If I was this audience, what would I want to read/hear? Pay attention to feedback on other stories #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
No substitute for F2F conversation. For one thing it keeps you grounded. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ajwalsh08 @wjchat Great point, I think sometimes, with all the technology, we forget to do in person reporting #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@meghannCIR @wjchat How often do you put feelers out to inform hard-hitting stories, vs getting reax after the piece is wrapped up? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: @wjchat @NickKellet so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Be accessible RT @terryparrisjr @wjchat If you’re serious about engagement, meeting your community regularly is imperative. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr: @wjchat I also think, if you’re really serious about engagement, meeting your community regularly is imperative. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
MT @mlh_holmes: @wjchat @NickKellet so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: No substitute for F2F conversation. For one thing it keeps you grounded. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Playback what you heard RT @wjchat RT @mlh_holmes: @wjchat @NickKellet so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Regularly follow people and hashtags in your community on social media to get the pulse of what people are concerned about. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ConnieKHo @ajwalsh08 @wjchat In my mind, the tech should all funnel to face-to-face / shoe leather reporting. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @andrewhaeg depends on the investigation. Can’t expose what you’re working on, but you can be general in theme/topic. #wjchat

Meghann Farnsworth
@meghannCIR


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes Hi there, just tuning in. Public radio reporter at WHYY in Philly. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Have you heard of mindful listening? RT @mlh_holmes: so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@JohnArchibald @wjchat Great question. I know we have folks joining tonight who study UGC verification. Hope they weigh in. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @mlh_holmes @NickKellet Dont take critical feedback personally – everything helps your platform grow. Learn, make changes.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @mlh_holmes Some do and some don’t. For me, I handhold through early projects and create successful examples for later use. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @terryparrisjr @wjchat Storify/Tumblr helpful tools to integrate/showcase real life and digital engagement #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat Active Listening is a learnable skill that means you engage with what’s being said. Helps alot to recall key points from the chat.

Meena Toor
@journomeena


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Something that totally substitutes for F2F? That would be the FB/Twitter/x killer! #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat We often think of engagement as asking Qs, but it’s listening to the conversations happening without us, too. #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Time for Q2 – BTW: Paging #wjchat team members to the “room” Paging team members to the room…

wjchat
@wjchat


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I’m Paul de Revere, a stringer with CBS Radio/Radio.com & a music writer at various other publications #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Time for Q2 – BTW: Paging #wjchat team members to the “room” Paging team members to the room…

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q2 How do you determine if an investigation warrants a community engagement component? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: What does engagement mean? It’s one of those words that’s heavily used and abused. #wjchat

Democracy Watch News
@dwatchnews


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat @NickKellet consistency is key. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@meghannCIR @wjchat Stupid question, but WHY can’t you expose what you’re reporting on? Make investigations more iterative. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: =Beyond listening RT @c_s_green @jbmckim @NickKellet #wjchat We tap them for feedback – what do they care about, what shoul

DAP Report
@DAPReport


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green @wjchat wonderful point. It’s very easy for us to feel like we had a “bad idea” if it doesn’t work first time out. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A2: trick question! All stories have a community engagement component. It just varies how and when it comes into play. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat Q2 How do you determine if an investigation warrants a community engagement component? #wjchat

Ask? #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @mlh_holmes @terryparrisjr @wjchat Love those tools, great way to collect stories #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A2: Why not always be asking? You then decide if what you hear/learn is valuable to use. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @wjchat That’s an important distinction. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I’m just gonna observe (lurk) here for tonight #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
I might have the perspective to make that determination. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Sorry I’m late to the #wjchat, Social Media mgr and digital content producer/editor/writer/etc for WLTX TV Columbia SC, Gannett

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @andrewhaeg if you’re investigating someone you don’t want to leak that. if story is competitive, can be tricky. #wjchat

Meghann Farnsworth
@meghannCIR


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A2 Anything with a consumer bent will be enriched by audience. You can “seed” the conversation with an intro piece. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Always be teaching RT @wjchat One more PROTIP: Don’t forget to tag your answers #wjchat :-)

Susan Joy Schleef
@SusanJoySchleef


5:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A2: It’s not a matter of *if* it warrants community engagement. More when/how the community should be invited to engage. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@pderevere welcome. Jump in! Q.2 up now! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@pderevere you do realize we’re just going to watch for you now, don’t you? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A2: I agree with @amartinmedia. Community engagement is essential with most stories, but especially investigative stories. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Feedback is a marathon not a sprint. Agreed @terryparrisjr @mlh_holmes @wjchat @mlh_holmes @NickKellet consistency is key. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat eg. if probing illegal gambling, sm can help find ppl who took part, know things. To ask doesn’t give away your whole story #wjchat

murdoch davis
@murdochdavis


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@meghannCIR @wjchat I totally get that. But I think often that perceived competition is in the reporter’s head. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Wjchat @mlh_holmes @andrewhaeg Curious on what people’s experience is: how much time face to face vs building reader engagement #wjchat

Beth Daley
@BethBDaley


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @journomeena: #wjchat question: where do we get the questions?

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A2: If it’s not for the benefit of your news consumers in some way, is it worth investigating? Why do it? #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Welcome to the 194st episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for Web journalists. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
For & by the people RT @ReportSchick A2: I agree with @amartinmedia. Community engagement is essential with most stories #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@PhilipTortora @wjchat Social media & eng. we need to remember not everyone uses. Remember non connected comms need a voice, too. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Building community starts with showing that you are listening. #wjchat

Ahmad Fadzidin Arsh
@idin77


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Derry_London: @wjchat A2: If it’s not for the benefit of your news consumers in some way, is it worth investigating? Why do it? #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet Feedback is a marathon not a sprint. @terryparrisjr @mlh_holmes @mlh_holmes @NickKellet consistency is key. #wjchat #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: This week, we’re talking engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: What does engagement mean? It’s one of those words that’s heavily used and abused. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @wjchat Totally! Throw out some (true) provocations. See who surfaces. Like fishing with dynamite. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
+1 RT @kpricephotoMS RT @Derry_London: @wjchat A2: If it’s not for the benefit of your news consumers in some way, why do it? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Derry_London True that. MT @wjchat If it’s not for the benefit of news consumers, is it worth investigating? Why do it? #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @mlh_holmes @terryparrisjr @wjchat I find handshakes work best in real life engagement. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Love it RT @andrewhaeg @Catanify @wjchat Totally! Throw out some (true) provocations. See who surfaces. Like fishing with dynamite. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
.@wjchat A2: Only limitation would be self-scooping/blowing a lead/not protecting sources #wjchat

Greg Baumann
@SVBizGreg


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Re: Q2, Interesting question … Why wouldn’t every investigative piece have an engagement component? Any reasons why not? #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@murdochdavis it does if you use hashtags like #journorequest etc #wjchat

Meena Toor
@journomeena


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
This too! RT @SVBizGreg: .@wjchat A2: Only limitation would be self-scooping/blowing a lead/not protecting sources #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Handshakes & hashtags RT @terryparrisjr @Catanify @mlh_holmes @terryparrisjr @wjchat I find handshakes work best in real life. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Sometimes I’ll float stuff on social to get a feeling. Like blight in my community. It blew up on FB. We’re pursuing it. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle “We are looking into Somali arms dealers.” Well actually we aren’t but if we were, not sure I’d tell the audience 1st :) #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Peeping in & out of #wjchat as I work on an assignment. Deanna Cheng, journalism student in Vancouver. Hello hello!

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat 100% right. Not all are on social media. Even those who are, how do you make a trusted connection? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
One reason you might not want to have an engagement component is to push an agenda! #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
The most effective way to A:B test MT @terryparrisjr @wjchat float stuff on social to get a feeling. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Beware the digital divide MT @terryparrisjr @PhilipTortora Social media not everyone uses.non connected comms need voice #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @c_s_green @wjchat Not working the first time is an opp to try it again and be better. Don’t toss after one time. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr do you find you get more ‘engagement’ using one over the other, say Google+ than Facebook?
#wjchat

Meena Toor
@journomeena


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Have you heard of mindful listening? RT @mlh_holmes: so what’s your best advice on how to REALLY listen? #wjchat

Priyambodo J.
@iam_priyam


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: What does engagement mean? It’s one of those words that’s heavily used and abused. #wjchat

HashTracking
@hashtracking


5:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat Let’s connect after this. We’re working on a blight project here in Macon, GA. Would love your thoughts. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: What does engagement mean? It’s one of those words that’s heavily used and abused. #wjchat

nelly
@nellleo


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q1 How do we ask: “What does the community need?” not just, “What does the reporter want to do?” #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
+1 RT @GerryWieder: One reason you might not want to have an engagement component is to push an agenda! #wjchat #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @PhilipTortora @wjchat Such a crucial point. You need to meet people where they are, which isn’t always online. #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @NikiDoyle Yes, of course. But you could zoom out and engage around the theme of the arms trade. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat See @terryparrisjr — everyone wants you. Sheesh. #WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
.@wjchat All stories should have the chance for community engagement as long as it doesn’t do something like harm your sources! #WJChat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Engagements Glengarry Glen Ross: Always be asking! RT @NickKellet: A2: Why not always be asking? #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Late to the #wjchat party, but enjoying the tweets. Interesting insights.

Kelly Hinchcliffe
@RecordsGeek


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @c_s_green: @jbmckim @NickKellet #wjchat We tap them for feedback – what do they care about, what should we focus on.

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @c_s_green @jbmckim @NickKellet So how do you synthesize what comes back? How do you make sense of it? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
2 minutes until Q3, everybody! Keep these answers coming #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @c_s_green: @andrewhaeg @jbmckim @NickKellet Make it very easy on you/us – keep it anecdotal. Just ASK them. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
heard an MP say today, you’ll get on with people for life if you can have a cup of tea with them. F2F is better. #sobritish #wjchat

Meena Toor
@journomeena


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@writerly_dee Hi there – good luck on your assignment! #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @colegoins @terryparrisjr @PhilipTortora Such a crucial point. You need to meet people where they are, which isn’t always online. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr: @wjchat Engagements Glengarry Glen Ross: Always be asking! RT @NickKellet: A2: Why not always be asking? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins @terryparrisjr @PhilipTortora I think the best engagement experiences happen where social media over laps with a crowd. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Derry_London @GerryWieder Flipside is true, as well: Engagement can open you to ax-grinders seeking to push an agenda. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @wjchat @terryparrisjr @PhilipTortora @andrewhaeg @groundsource is one tool trying to bridge that divide. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Derry_London @wjchat Completely. There are people who don’t read the paper or listen to public radio and their issues still matter. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Building community starts with showing that you are listening. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat @terryparrisjr I love it. This is super timely. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Monitoring #wjchat while on break from work. Hi I’m Alex, Journo Student at @CSUNJournalism

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


5:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat There is no such thing as too many questions #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes Also the option of engaging after the original piece is complete. You might get good info for follow up! #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @Derry_London @wjchat THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO DON’T LISTEN TO PUBLIC RADIO? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @Derry_London True. “Trolls” seek an engagement scenario to push *their* agendas. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs funny you should bring that up. Stay tuned. cc @Derry_London #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q3 How do you keep people engaged/motivated when working over long period time & don’t
have story to show for a while? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr: @wjchat I also think, if you’re really serious about engagement, meeting your community regularly is imperative. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @terryparrisjr @wjchat Conversation, accessibility, consistency, if you’re going to do something, do it. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @NikiDoyle @andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes Bless the comments section on our stories – that feedback is awesome for follow-ups, for sure.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @Derry_London @wjchat In all seriousness … it’s so easy to get stuck in your echo chamber. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q3 How do you keep people engaged/motivated when working over long period time & don’t
have story to show for a while? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle: @wjchat Yes! MT @andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes engage after the original piece. You might get good info for follow up! #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
SN: We’re all so gung-ho about social media, but I like the answers that include talking F2F #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @kpricephotoMS: SN: We’re all so gung-ho about social media, but I like the answers that include talking F2F #wjchat

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @wjchat @terryparrisjr @PhilipTortora It’s a big problem. That’s why hashtags are great for community but don’t dig deep. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @mlh_holmes I’d argue that the *real* reporting begins after you publish the first piece. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q3. Takes imagination. You can be the story. You are the glue. What brought you to the party? #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@amartinmedia It’s more of a bob and weave. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A3: Engage active users directly. I find that people who comment on my last story can have valuable insights to my investigation. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder @wjchat Q3. Takes imagination. You can be the story. You are the glue. What brought you to the party? #wjchat #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Short stories on topic but not giving away the farm helps – builds sources, gets idea floating into you #wjchat

Beth Daley
@BethBDaley


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@journomeena @terryparrisjr Google + is like throwing a post it note into the grand canyon. I find very little use. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat #DemocracyWatch News depends on engagement with #journalists #activists #NGOs & readers to build contacts for coverage

Democracy Watch News
@dwatchnews


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@kpricephotoMS F2F is the gold standard. The basis of real empathy & understanding. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Agreed. Focus groups? @kpricephotoMS: SN: We’re all so gung-ho about social media, but I like the answers that include talking F2F #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @BethBDaley: @wjchat Short stories on topic but not giving away the farm helps – builds sources, gets idea floating into you #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes Two distinct parts to engagement worth considering separately. During reporting and after. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @amartinmedia and/or. Agreed. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Engagement can ebb and flow. A periodic check-in with assurance that work is happening is way better than faking it. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A3: Find a diff. angle to talk about! Investigative stories are so multifaceted – there’s always a new angle or development #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BethBDaley yes. What has been your most engaged piece? Share success?? @c_s_green absolute @NikiDoyle @andrewhaeg #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr I’ve had mixed results. what would you value higher in your work? #wjchat

Meena Toor
@journomeena


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @BethBDaley Totally – this is part of our narrative model. You can get stellar, short dailies out of a broader arc.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A3: see the endless possibilities w/new media. What is edited out of the main article/vid becomes blog worthy the next day. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Oooh, good one! RT @andrewhaeg I’d argue that the *real* reporting begins after you publish the first piece. #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @wjchat Great piece of advice, definitely going to bring these questions to my next story #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @andrewhaeg @Derry_London You can get around trolls for engagement. I do it every day. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify …and blogging about the process never hurts. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ajwalsh08 readers #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: No substitute for F2F conversation. For one thing it keeps you grounded. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @BethBDaley: @wjchat Short stories on topic but not giving away the farm helps – builds sources, gets idea floating into you #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Well said. MT @wjchat A3: There’s always a new angle or development #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A3: important to ask questions and listen to responses, start convos – in all platforms, virtual and locales #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat That’s THE central question right now. We have the tools. We need the mindset to map our work to the community’s needs. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @andrewhaeg @Derry_London You mean they’re good for something? LOL #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: Well said. MT @wjchat A3: There’s always a new angle or development #wjchat

matt smith
@mattshaq_guru


5:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@suerobinsonUW @kpricephotoMS Me too, I say focus groups are important! #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @NikiDoyle @mlh_holmes Excellent point. Process reporting is a real and useful thing for engagement. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
The world is better for meta content RT @BretMavrich @Catanify …and blogging about the process never hurts. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A3: Esp. with Social Media, a question continues to have life when it’s important, follow the convo see where it leads u #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @wjchat Because transparency RT …and blogging about the process never hurts. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @meghannCIR @wjchat I totally get that. But I think often that perceived competition is in the reporter’s head. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes #wjchat we had great results with the Stumblr – crowdsourced photos on a Tumblr, documenting citys dreadful sidewalks

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: What does engagement mean? It’s one of those words that’s heavily used and abused. #wjchat

Abby Bobe
@AbbyBobe


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A3: Depending on how sensitive your investigation is, crowd-sourcing open records can be good way to keep readers active & engaged #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I think it depends on the story. It’s, of course, not one size fits all. For us, I would say use process to engage them. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
This > RT @Catanify: @BretMavrich @wjchat Because transparency RT …and blogging about the process never hurts. #wjchat Q3

Craig Newman
@craignewman


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q2 How do you determine if an investigation warrants a community engagement component? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @Catanify I think about that a lot because I’m very beat-oriented lately – not supported in the way we’re set up. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Great blog topic “Everything I Know I Learned from a Troll” #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Also need the time MT @andrewhaeg: @wjchat …We have the tools. We need the mindset to map our work to the community’s needs. #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat But that, of course, doesn’t always work. No one size fits all. Ever. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BethBDaley @Wjchat @andrewhaeg so did you specifically let people know you wanted their help in fish story? Would you in future? #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: A2: Why not always be asking? You then decide if what you hear/learn is valuable to use. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green @mlh_holmes That’s a great idea! Real “concrete” engagement. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat A3: Work multiple stories all times; @andrewhaeg real reporting is continuous, even takeout pieces advance larger narratives

Challen Stephens
@ChallenStephens


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green @BethBDaley Thanks for the info – great advice to use in putting together stories #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @Catanify The story of the story of the story. There is always meta information. Information about information. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Derry_London: @wjchat A2: If it’s not for the benefit of your news consumers in some way, is it worth investigating? Why do it? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes #wjchat heyoooooo! I like your style.

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q4 posts in about 5 seconds… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q2 Community engagement is a needed when for the story to be accurate the knowledge we need to gather is widely distributed. #wjchat

Jay Rosen
@jayrosen_nyu


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @andrewhaeg @NikiDoyle @mlh_holmes Also love how bloggers at our newspaper shame people into respd’g to RTKs, etc. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @Catanify @wjchat Totally! Throw out some (true) provocations. See who surfaces. Like fishing with dynamite. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ChallenStephens: #wjchat A3: Work multiple stories all times; @andrewhaeg real reporting is continuous, even takeout pieces advance lar

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Love this! @GerryWieder: Great blog topic “Everything I Know I Learned from a Troll” #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A3: To add on to crowd sourcing Having multiple sets of fresh eyes on your current leads/info might help with breaking the story. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @andrewhaeg @Derry_London They are like catfish… they keep everything moving … sometimes down the drain. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BethBDaley @wjchat @mlh_holmes That’s so cool. Was it strategic? i..e did you string it out to draw sources out? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ChallenStephens: #wjchat A3: Work multiple stories all times; @andrewhaeg real reporting is continuous, even takeout pieces advance lar

Kelly Hinchcliffe
@RecordsGeek


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @SVBizGreg: .@wjchat A2: Only limitation would be self-scooping/blowing a lead/not protecting sources #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green @mlh_holmes Cool! Could you share a link to this? #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @BretMavrich @wjchat If you let folks know that — show them you are human– they will love you for it. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Heather Bryant
@HBCompass


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A3b: Try taking your SM following on the journey with u. Report as it develops over time, might generate addtl sources too #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Good one! RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr hey, and look what Twitter has become in 5 short years #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @NikiDoyle @mlh_holmes This was before my time at VOSD, but was a great spontaneous endeavor: http://t.co/htGUtpkhGv

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:40 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4: There are still ways to get their feedback. Phone calls, emails, or just knowing how to find these people. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: One reason you might not want to have an engagement component is to push an agenda! #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ajwalsh08 @wjchat Absolutely! We need judgment!We can say we r looking into state’s mental heath system w/out saying there’s fraud.#WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@jayrosen_nyu @wjchat That’s not every story. Good to remind ourselves of that too. Take @ggreenwald & Snowden for instance. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Often a skewed perspective in my experience. Go to them. #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @kpricephotoMS: A4: There are still ways to get their feedback. Phone calls, emails, or just knowing how to find these people. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4 and what happens when the community that you live in doesn’t read your newspaper #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @NickKellet: The most effective way to A:B test MT @terryparrisjr @wjchat float stuff on social to get a feeling. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4: You reach out to them elsewhere. Social media doesn’t replace other forms of communication — it adds to them. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I use this thing called real life. Get into the community. Action commissions. Ministers. Coffee shops. Bring your ears. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Don’t forget partnering with community groups – colleges, senior centers, etc. -to help engage widely #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat We engage w/ communities long before reporting Builds credibility and contacts. i.e. Indignatos YoSoy132 Occupy, ArabSpring

Democracy Watch News
@dwatchnews


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @suerobinsonUW: Don’t forget partnering with community groups – colleges, senior centers, etc. -to help engage widely #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q4. The story then is endangered. It can lose relevance really fast. If it had any in the first place. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick @wjchat You start a company: @groundsource. Sorry for the shameless plug. But it’s true. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr @journomeena @terryparrisjr Google + is like throwing a postit note into the grand canyon. I find very little use. #wjchat

Esther Goh
@egesther


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q4 is probably the most important question. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4: Do everything u can to find them F2F, tell the story on air, then retell THEIR story on Social. Becomes another story #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Yes to that! RT @suerobinsonUW: Don’t forget partnering with community groups – colleges, senior centers, etc. to help engage widely #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q3 How do you keep people engaged/motivated when working over long period time & don’t
have story to show for a while? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4: I live in a small (er) city than most, but town meetings, gatherings or just knowing your community is helpful #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ajwalsh08 don’t forget the #wjchat tag…

wjchat
@wjchat


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4: I have this problem. They may not be on social media, but they all have email (1/2) #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @ecjacobs @Derry_London @wjchat In all seriousness … it’s so easy to get stuck in your echo chamber. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat @terryparrisjr Weve had community groups approach us for help getting ON social media. But consulting can complicate reporting…

Catherine Green
@c_s_green


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@suerobinsonUW Definitely. There are so many orgs with deep community contacts. We need to connect with them. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @ReportSchick @wjchat @groundsource Or start a company. LOL. How did I miss that. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4: Find on-the-ground opportunities to connect. Work with service orgs, other groups who can help you identify them. #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4: well, that’s a tough one b/c digital has almost completely merged w/social. Do you mean offline community members? #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat “real life”…sounds…interesting #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @NikiDoyle @mlh_holmes I’d argue that the *real* reporting begins after you publish the first piece. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4: (2/2) What I do is try & get them to subscribe via email and reach out to other community members via email, ask them to share. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat they call us on or email us. If they can’t do that, they write to us. yes, we read and many times respond to the community #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4: Your best stories are going to come from this digging. This will be your most important engagement. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick And I’d bet nearly all of them have cell phones. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @BretMavrich @wjchat What do you think about taking it off your outlet’s site to say like tumblr? Other platform? #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4 Good old-fashioned show leather. Then digital, to take those stories and show everyone else why they matter to everyone. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich yes #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:43 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg Yup! Text links! #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @c_s_green: #wjchat @BethBDaley Totally – this is part of our narrative model. You can get stellar, short dailies out of a broader arc.

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick How successful is that “snowball” strategy? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@kpricephotoMS @wjchat It can get pretty crazy. Bring a rain coat. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat: Q4 go old school social media – aka community forums, in-newsroom meetings and actual facetime #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: @wjchat Q3. Takes imagination. You can be the story. You are the glue. What brought you to the party? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @ReportSchick What ever happened to fax machines? #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ConnieKHo: @GerryWieder @wjchat Great piece of advice, definitely going to bring these questions to my next story #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Hey guys, joining late today! Hope I haven’t missed too much. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @BretMavrich @wjchat Absolutely. The key is to spread the word as far and wide as you can. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:44 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@alexromano @wjchat That’s so cool that you get to write letters. Seriously. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@craignewman good point. I find were almost TOO digital now (tho its a necessary focus) we need to remember face-to-face interest #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Just check out @kpricephotoMS Twitter feed for a great cross-use of SM & her IRL reporting on a voting debacle. Great stuff #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@c_s_green Yeah. That’s sticky. I wouldn’t do that from my perspective. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @kpricephotoMS F2F is the gold standard. The basis of real empathy & understanding. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@craignewman welcome! Talk about “in-newsroom.” Do you have success there? #WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @BretMavrich: @Catanify …and blogging about the process never hurts. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: I’ll be hosting #WJchat Web Journalist chat here tonight; if you’re not a journalist you’re still welcome. We’re talking ab

Louisa Taylor
@louisaINK


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q4. Another digital divide. We now have TWO generations that don’t use email. Very young and very old. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Derry_London @wjchat you’re too kind ;D #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@kpricephotoMS @ReportSchick Faxsourcing. Was that ever a thing? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
You mean most of the time? RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when community most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


5:45 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: Q4. Another digital divide. We now have TWO generations that don’t use email. Very young and very old. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@davemeddows @wjchat Hi there! You haven’t missed too much, join in! #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat: Q4 go old school social media – aka community forums, in-newsroom meetings and actual facetime #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: Great blog topic “Everything I Know I Learned from a Troll” #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr: @wjchat But that, of course, doesn’t always work. No one size fits all. Ever. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Agree with others. F2F interaction = key. But you can still use SM to find OTHER sources who are connected to that community #WJChat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder that’s a very short blog post “don’t feed the trolls” #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
I finally convinced a journo friend to engage on soc med on a story and the comments were so inane, she turned back off – a problem #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg It’s worked for me so I’d say it’s successful. Not sure “how” successful it is, but I’ve got good tips/leads/compliments #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A good portion of our market is low income, many without internet or computer. F2F & letter is the only way we can help them #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @ReportSchick We actually have one of those in our office. It’s a nice reminder that 2000 existed. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @wjchat I keep print-outs of past stories on me. Some translated to Spanish. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat Mobile has huge potential. Ex: We’re experimenting w/ tools like @groundsource to engage migrant farmworkers. #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @wjchat Thanks for being on tonight. Yes, my main connection to youngest kid is now #snapchat. Reporting tool? #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly @wjchat F2F interaction key. use SM to find OTHER sources who are connected to that community #WJChat #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat We regularly are out in the comm and make it priority to get and hold meetings in our poorer areas for feedback and ideas. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat #wjchat of course that’s SHOE leather. Thank you auto correct.

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
most newspapers do a miserable job of managing comments #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify we understood! :-) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @wjchat Yes! #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich odd question: what more than digital first would you suggest? (I agree with you, just curious) #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat Haha. Correct! #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes still working on it, but some. Depends on topic of course. Want to expand that way though #WJchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @kpricephotoMS: A4: There are still ways to get their feedback. Phone calls, emails, or just knowing how to find these people. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:48 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Derry_London @wjchat We should talk after this. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @JohnArchibald: @wjchat Often a skewed perspective in my experience. Go to them. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @vielmetti: A4 and what happens when the community that you live in doesn’t read your newspaper #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q5 is coming up shortly #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@craignewman let’s chat on it. We could try on same day and do a tale of two cities :) #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@suerobinsonUW That’s a problem I have when trying to convince reporters to jump in. No instant engagement turns them off again. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @GerryWieder @wjchat I was thinking the same thing. The ephemerality of it could help with investigations. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @suerobinsonUW: Don’t forget partnering with community groups – colleges, senior centers, etc. -to help engage widely #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@kpricephotoMS @andrewhaeg @ReportSchick Still required by some municipalities to fax in FOIA req’s, no hand delivery accepted. #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q5: What if your story is peas and carrots journalism, like water rates? How do you get people to participate? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @JohnArchibald: @wjchat Often a skewed perspective in my experience. Go to them. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat Oddly both kids 25 & 28 just “discovered” Twitter! #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:49 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4: If specific communities aren’t on soc media, try diff’t methods; but also interesting to see demos on soc media change #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Once worked on a story about life on death row. That population is definitely not on social media. @wjchat #wjchat

Kelly Hinchcliffe
@RecordsGeek


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q5: What if your story is peas and carrots journalism, like water rates? How do you get people to participate? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
.@terryparrisjr #wjchat Agree. Active outreach builds valuable relationships, esp in communities under-rep’d on social media, eg #migrants.

Louisa Taylor
@louisaINK


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @c_s_green: #wjchat @terryparrisjr Weve had community groups approach us for help getting ON social media. But consulting can complicat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @suerobinsonUW Definitely. There are so many orgs with deep community contacts. We need to connect with them. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@steph_grimes @suerobinsonUW The onus, increasingly, should be on the reporter. Not you. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A5 its as simple as asking people for their opinion. Asking them to offer solutions, reactions, etc Get new angles flowing #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


5:50 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A5: Focus on what matters there: It’s relevant to them. Many not be the shiniest toy, but it’s the toy everyone has. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A5: Trust me, people care about water rates #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @louisaINK: .@terryparrisjr #wjchat Agree. Active outreach builds valuable relationships, esp in communities under-rep’d on social media

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@steph_grimes @suerobinsonUW @wjchat I’m sorry, these people call themselves journalists? How many bad interviews before they quit? #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Have you ever asked people to tell you what they pay with for water!? They will engage the shit out of you. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A4 Reminds me of old days when CAR was buzzword. Might as well’ve said Pen-Assisted Reporting. Key is to know/use all tools #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@acnatta @wjchat Simulate. Send ’em their next bill! #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr: @wjchat A4: Your best stories are going to come from this digging. This will be your most important engagement. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
People don’t read stories that don’t explain how it affects them. RT @wjchat: Q5 What if your story is peas&carrots, eg water rates? #wjchat

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ConnieKHo @wjchat There’s the issue, too, of what kinds of info ppl share on social media. Tend to be image-conscious, emotional. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat: Here’s my answer. @WarOnDumb live tweeting JeffCo bankruptcy confirm hearing now. BILLIONS $$ in peas and carrots here.#wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A5 one of my favorite stories to write was on sidewalk repairs, talk about pedestrian issues #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat: Q4 go old school social media – aka community forums, in-newsroom meetings and actual facetime #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Stories that impact the hip pocket don’t take much to spark engagement. It’s wading through the contempt that’s hard. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@vielmetti Groan! #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:51 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat I’m huge on leveraging networks to leverage their networks and so on and so forth. It works. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A5 Same as it ever was: Personalize, find the true tale, the emotional connection. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A5: This is when you get a graphic designer to help you make wonderfully colorful infographics with your data & write short story. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ConnieKHo @wjchat Nice bit of research here on what people share cia social media: http://t.co/hBxsxbN3GK #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A5: But really, if you put it out there that you want feedback on something, esp. on SM, you’ll get it. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q5 actually, we find that people often are very interested in granular community news – passionately. Good place for forum #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Tell them how much they will pay. #wjchat

Brendan Kirby
@BrendanKKirby


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Share your bbm pin or search through the largest database of bbm users http://t.co/Wroj15wPIo – #bbm #bbmpin #bbmme #bbpin #wjchat #smx

Kik Community
@KikCommunity


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Share your bbm pin or search through the largest database of bbm users http://t.co/DIHc1ZozIX – #bbm #bbmpin #bbmme #bbpin #wjchat #smx

Kik Miks
@KikMiks


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @andrewhaeg @wjchat Yeah. That’s how networks work. Articulation. Good reminder. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Share your bbm pin or search through the largest database of bbm users http://t.co/K7jxixaoOg – #bbm #bbmpin #bbmme #bbpin #wjchat #smx

Miks
@MiksSocial


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: Q4. Another digital divide. We now have TWO generations that don’t use email. Very young and very old. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat Great stuff. What’s their incentive to spread the word? What’s motivating them? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick I feel like that should be a tweet from @JournalistsLike #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
How to get people to get involved in local “small” stories? RT @BrendanKKirby: @wjchat Tell them how much they will pay. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A5: Follow the story. Report. Who does it affect the most? Where are the funds generated being spent? Rabbit:Hole. #WJChat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Peas, carrots, water rates… are you folks making beef stew over there? #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Social media isn’t the only avenue to reach people. Plenty of other communication tools, including face to face. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
.@steph_grimes yes. democracy is messy but vitriolic comments kill engagement nonetheless #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat DataVis. A heat map of which surrounding communities are paying the most will get things moving. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @vielmetti #wjchat Lol no one can accuse you of sitting on the side-lines…

Meena Toor
@journomeena


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@PhilipTortora …and now you’ve got us hungry. Thanks! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:53 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @GerryWieder @wjchat You use Snapchat with your kid? That’s kinda cool. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @vielmetti: most newspapers do a miserable job of managing comments #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat I’ve found most people care about their community and if what you’re doing improves that, they are on board. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4: Ultimately (like everyone else is saying) how is this going to affect the community? What is going to change? #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr Curious: What’s the format for these meetings? Have you found one that works particularly well? #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
And It’s our job to care: RT @JohnArchibald: @wjchat A5 People LOVE to send in out-of-whack bills, tell stories of wrongs.#wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q5: What if your story is peas and carrots journalism, like water rates? How do you get people to participate? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Eh that last was was supposed to be A5, not A4. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q5 Someone mentioned meta. Their is only one network right? #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:54 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @RecordsGeek: Once worked on a story about life on death row. That population is definitely not on social media. @wjchat #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote me neither. I really can’t think backwards across the digital divide. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Injustice usually resonates RT”@Catanify @wjchat A5 Same as it ever was: Personalize, find the true tale, the emotional connection. #wjchat

Challen Stephens
@ChallenStephens


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @kpricephotoMS: A5: Trust me, people care about water rates #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat Do you have to do a lot of convincing? Can you share links w/examples of your outreach? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:55 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Missing @wjchat today… talking engagement around investigative work w/ @aldotcom’s VP of content, @mlh_holmes #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@writerly_dee @RecordsGeek @wjchat You obviously haven’t seen some of my Facebook friends. :) #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q1 How do we ask: “What does the community need?” not just, “What does the reporter want to do?” #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q6 is up next #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q2 How do you determine if an investigation warrants a community engagement component? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat sure. Anything that takes tax money and local govt oversight. Especially schools #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat My take on Q5: If it doesn’t spark conversation, is it really that important to readers? Why do it if no one reads? #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Checking in to the tail end of #wjchat!

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins We then just went into it. Talked about the good and the bad. Best com meeting ever. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q3 How do you keep people engaged/motivated when working over long period time & don’t
have story to show for a while? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick A graphic isn’t a bandaid tho. They should supplement + strengthen your story, not serve as its only entry pt. #WJChat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q4 What happens when the community that is most impacted by your investigation is not on social media? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:56 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @vielmetti: A5 one of my favorite stories to write was on sidewalk repairs, talk about pedestrian issues #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@earleyedition @wjchat @aldotcom @mlh_holmes You’re letting the Aussie team down ;) #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Catanify: @wjchat A5 Same as it ever was: Personalize, find the true tale, the emotional connection. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@writerly_dee yes we have whole conversations from the college dorm in 3 second pic of crossed eyes and roomies. I am huge fan. #WJCHAT

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @wjchat If a tree falls… #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Not saying we SHOULDN’T do peas and carrots, but maybe we should be more selective about which stories we spend the most time on. #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat A5: gamification? What do people think of this trend for peas/carrots?

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q5: What if your story is peas and carrots journalism, like water rates? How do you get people to participate? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat theres no such thing as getting scooped anymore. People know the story, its your job to verbalize + tell it better #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Tan_Shelly Agreed. I was basically just advocating #chunking the data and explaining why it’s important w/ the story. #A4 #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q6. Boils down to not who’s first but who’s the better listener. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A6 it’s no longer enough to scoop people by being first, you also need to generate traffic to a story. 2d in w/better headline wins #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:57 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @groundsource Not yet, but there will be! We’re just getting started, but I’m planning to write more about the progress. #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Short & interesting pieces about topics you’re familiar with. I stick to a couple areas where there’s always meat. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@davemeddows @earleyedition @wjchat @aldotcom What time is it your way? Tell us about Sydney engagement sir! #WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@suerobinsonUW it is something to think about, isn’t it? I’m thinking it can only help with collecting info. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat That’s a question that assumes an one-way model of journalism. A community doesn’t care who’s first, just who’s listening. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @wjchat sometimes political leaders, corporations need to know eyes are watching. Not always high impact, but important #wjchat

Beth Daley
@BethBDaley


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A6 there’s a particularly pernicious version of that where you rewrite other news orgs stories without any added journalism #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat working through #wjchat again… See you on the other side, WJs.

Melanie Deziel
@mdeziel


5:58 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @PhilipTortora: @wjchat Peas, carrots, water rates… are you folks making beef stew over there? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A6: Is it worth more to work the story to tell the full story, or to look over your shoulder to prevent said “scooping”? #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat If you have a scoop, don’t do much of the work out in the open. Engagement doesn’t have to be revealing. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote @wjchat Completely completely disagree. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote @wjchat Scoops only made economic sense when you’d buy one paper instead of another. Now they last for a millisecond. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A5 Phases. Phase one is secret. Once that’s public and you own the story, full throttle with everything you’ve got. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @wjchat I’ve found there’s often an audience learning curve. Sometimes it takes a few feedings before they want peas. #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @BretMavrich: @wjchat DataVis. A heat map of which surrounding communities are paying the most will get things moving. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr That’s awesome. Did you wind up incorporating particular feedback/ideas that came up? How? #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat whoops. A6. #wjchat lost track there.

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@writerly_dee @PhilipTortora @wjchat If you’re vegan it’s ALL peas and carrots. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A6 I worry more about how do I not get scooped by a short attention span. Never mind the competition. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Damn. Great #wjchat this week I’m missing out on: engagement for investigative work. That’s right up @civilbeat’s alley.

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:59 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @earleyedition @wjchat @aldotcom It’s lunch time! Engagement in Oz is excellent! #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Good question. RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat couldnt agree more. Theres always someone who COULD HAVE told the story. Its just your job to tell it best. #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q6 news orgs might be the only ones who care about scoops anymore. Readers just want good reporting #wjchat

Craig Newman
@craignewman


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
q6) Honestly, I think “scooped” is getting to be more of a gossip blog term. There are so many different ways to tell a news story. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins For sure. We’re still in the early stages of a large project we are working on. But it’s a goldmine of sources and ideas. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GenePark there’s time to hop on in! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@vielmetti Isn’t that called plagiarism? :) #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat Q6 news orgs might be the only ones who care about scoops anymore. Readers just want good reporting #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat Q6 news orgs might be the only ones who care about scoops anymore. Readers just want good reporting #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Leaving a little early from #wjchat today, but thanks for all the great info – have a great night!

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:00 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q6: Not really “scooped” if you’re first w/the news & you keep the story going with more details, more insight, more analysis. #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @furry_princess “clickbait” =using hook to get you to click link, rather than just telling you what it is like news should #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @wjchat Yes, but breaking news is also important. You don’t want to be dead last with important updates. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat Q6 news orgs might be the only ones who care about scoops anymore. Readers just want good reporting #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins But it’s also important for the reporters to be involved. Out of these mtgs are stories. They need to be present, too. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat Q6 news orgs might be the only ones who care about scoops anymore. Readers just want good reporting #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@bethbdaley @wjchat Great point. Sometimes watchdog is point story & letting readers weigh in shows they are watching power too. #WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ConnieKHo good to have you back! Have a great night. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder they used to call it plagiarism, now its called aggregation #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @wjchat Well said. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle @wjchat Relevance is vital. So try to explain why peas & carrots matter. Page views shouldn’t solely dictate coverage. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


6:01 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@craignewman Prob Will McAvoy gets scooped left and right next season, but learns to blog and gets all his followers back. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Derry_London @wjchat A6 In a way when u put it out there to public you innoculate yourself against the scoop. Can call it your own. #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
True, @BethBDaley. Balance is key! #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@lilyorit @craignewman @wjchat Is “scoop” now an archaic term? #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @MickCote @wjchat I agree with your disagreement. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A6: Agree w/ @JohnArchibald. Imporant investigations need to be out in the open. Journos can’t hide info from journos for too long. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:02 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A6: It’s less about who gets it first today and more about who tells it better. Do what it takes to get the story right/best #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @kpricephotoMS: A4: Ultimately (like everyone else is saying) how is this going to affect the community? What is going to change? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Scary RT @vielmetti RT @furry_princess “clickbait” = using hook to get you to click link, rather than just telling what it is #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder: The answer is No! RT @lilyorit @craignewman @wjchat Is “scoop” now an archaic term? #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Whenever the term “scoop” comes up in journalism, I just direct people to this: http://t.co/XeQ6rDD41X #WJChat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I’m really excited by the conversation going on here. This topic really does matter. And defines our future. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Tonight is the first time I’ve heard the term “peas and carrots journalism” #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:03 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A6 Be correct on your information no matter what “place” you come in reporting the story. Doesn’t pay off to be first and wrong. #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Better questions, writing RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of work in the open? #wjchat

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat Whenever the term “scoop” comes up in journalism, I just direct people to this: http://t.co/XeQ6rDD41X #WJChat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @ecjacobs @MickCote I agree/disagree. Scoop-obsessed newsrooms are hostile to engagement. But you do need a secret phase #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ShaunaReporter Ditto, but I like it! #wjchat

Esther Goh
@egesther


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: @writerly_dee @PhilipTortora @wjchat If you’re vegan it’s ALL peas and carrots. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins Also I’ll recap, I get emails and respond, I’ll transcribe notes, create testimonial vids at mtg, etc. Many ideas. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:04 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Yes! @JournalistsLike! #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: @wjchat I’m really excited by the conversation going on here. This topic really does matter. And defines our future. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr Yeah, reporter presence and follow-up are both crucial. Folks can get disillusioned if they don’t see results. #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Tan_Shelly @wjchat Okay so “scoop” as a term is more arbitrary than archaic. :) #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @Catanify @ecjacobs absolutely. The initial work should be done quietly. The rest can be open. Scoop is a dying culture. #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
We’ve got a lot of ground to cover, so we’ll be picking up the pace a little… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Be the living story RT @writerly_dee RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins @terryparrisjr Huge point. We HAVE to follow up when we announce ourselves to the room. It’s our credibility at stake. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q7 Does an open investigation allow more collaboration with other media? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q6: I have trouble imagine being “scooped” by another news org but maybe I’m still newbie. My optimism = many stories, many angles. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat *passes over Red Bull* Let’s do it! #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote @wjchat There are true scoops to be had. We often miss them because pack journalism and the decline of true beats. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Anticipate questions. Before @thecrimsonwhite uncovered UA Greek discrimination, buzz of change http://t.co/xqgR2jPfi5 #wjchat

Scott Walker
@WalkerScoop


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat the value-add of the scoop today is not the information’s speed, but the quality, good writing, good sourcing, insight, context

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:06 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins That becomes your org’s reality to that person. It’s like in restaurants. One bad experience, tells 10 people. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A7: Yep. If you’re truly committed to serving your community, you’ll be willing to work with other media #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@jonsol @NikiDoyle @wjchat Also something to be said for ground work. May not read now, but maybe later when things change quickly #wjchat

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat this may sound dumb, but can you elaborate a bit… #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A7 if others are willing to play for the common good of audiences and put aside $ issues I think newsrooms could collaborate #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q7 Does an open investigation allow more collaboration with other media? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A7: When was there more collaboration between local news orgs beyond a pool camera and audio mult box? #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q6: Some stories can still be kept quiet. If you get scooped, do more to advance the story than simply aggregating it. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q7 Does an open investigation allow more collaboration with other media? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A4: Yes, absolutely. And if we’re holding on to the info for personal gain, we’re no better than the politicians that do so. @wjchat #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:07 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A few minutes late to #wjchat. Taking notes for the team, as it’s not totally our area but doubtless there will be useful info. Always is.

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Good news goes coach , bad news travels 1st RT @terryparrisjr @colegoins One bad experience, tells 10 people. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A7) Best example: @FrontlinePBS RT @wjchat Does an open investigation allow more collaboration with other media? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat how can you go about finding original stories that are truly interesting? #wjchat

Jason Hoffman
@JasonA_Hoffman


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: @wjchat Q6. Boils down to not who’s first but who’s the better listener. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I think if the piece is that large & you’re not collab’n, you’re doing it wrong. We need more collabs. We don’t have enough. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @suerobinsonUW: #wjchat the value-add of the scoop today is not the information’s speed, but the quality, good writing, good sourcing, i

Democracy Watch News
@dwatchnews


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A7: Probably more and more as millennials flood newsrooms and media sources. Collaboration is how they work. Period. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@steph_grimes @wjchat YES. That’s the litmus test. Do you care about your community, really? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q7 I think so. I’ve seen it done and it leads to a much richer story in the end. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @MickCote @wjchat Exactly. It’s not an either or. great scoops exist but so does building engagement on the perimeter #wjchat

Beth Daley
@BethBDaley


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat At @Civilbeat, we are more than happy to work with other media. But many in Hawaii operate in silos. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr looking to people under 30. Millennials do it naturally. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @steph_grimes: @wjchat A7: Yep. If you’re truly committed to serving your community, you’ll be willing to work with other media #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @andrewhaeg: @steph_grimes @wjchat YES. That’s the litmus test. Do you care about your community, really? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @steph_grimes: @wjchat A7: Yep. If you’re truly committed to serving your community, you’ll be willing to work with other media #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:09 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote @wjchat You need the sources to get the scoops. Not so much focus on source cultivation these days. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat Whenever the term “scoop” comes up in journalism, I just direct people to this: http://t.co/XeQ6rDD41X #WJChat

Ariella Monti
@AriellaM


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @terryparrisjr Do we? I’m not so sure about that… A lot of egos getting in the way. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @wjchat And that gives me a lot of hope for the future of journalism. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg I dont disagree. See it all the time at in the newsroom. As long as still stay progressive @mercerccj #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr @wjchat if the piece is that large & you’re not collab’n, you’re doing it wrong. #wjchat #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote @wjchat @terryparrisjr I think we can collaborate WHILE thinking about $. Plenty of readers to go around for great story #WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @steph_grimes: @wjchat A7: Yep. If you’re truly committed to serving your community, you’ll be willing to work with other media #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat I think many in a lot of places operate in silos, unfortunately. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Absolutely. For ex: see @CIRonline’s #VAbacklog investigation. Opening up our data fostered collab, which fueled impact. #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


6:10 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @wjchat Agree with you, particularly your point about millennials. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat How might you poke some holes in those silos? #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat If you have a scoop, don’t do much of the work out in the open. Engagement doesn’t have to be revealing. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NikiDoyle Often the case. It’s a bell curve. They don’t know they want it. They want it. Then they don’t want it. (Jeffco sewer) #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @MickCote @wjchat It is a business after all (I suppose). #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Ok, so more than a few minutes late to the chat. Man, wednesdays can be rough. #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Popping in for last leg. Hi, #wjchat-ters!

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat Sometimes it comes down to simple territorial tendencies and personalities. Silos exist WITHIN companies even. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @wjchat @terryparrisjr yes youre right. I just mean arguing about resources, etc If that can be put aside to play nice. #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:11 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat all the media in my town tried to collaborate in a health reporting project. Great stories resulted but little actual collaboration

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q7 This is a little off topic: I would like to see more collaboration from media in records requests & legal challenges. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @NikiDoyle @andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes what about before reporting to get input in advance of the story? #wjchat

Denise Polverine
@denisep


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @terryparrisjr @GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat Even within the same organization. How sad is that. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat It allows us to share thoughts+views on various topics. The effort lies in deciding how much of perspective needs altering. #wjchat

Thushara S.
@tsureshbcit


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@CIRonline are the collaboration masters. It’s in your DNA. You were born networked. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BretMavrich @ReportSchick I find a lot of egos everywhere. But maybe it’s just in me to collab and I think it’s easier than it is. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@MickCote @wjchat For sure, we journos love our jargon. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: RT @terryparrisjr @GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat Even within the same organization. How sad is that. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: @vielmetti Isn’t that called plagiarism? :) #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@jonsol I don’t see that being off topic. It’d be a good use of resources, a la ProPublica leveraging, etc. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat Very true. Also unfortunate. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Have to sign off – thanks for a great conversation #wjchat

Beth Daley
@BethBDaley


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @vielmetti: @GerryWieder they used to call it plagiarism, now its called aggregation #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Who doesnt come with jargon inclued? RT @Catanify @MickCote @wjchat For sure, we journos love our jargon. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Catanify @MickCote @wjchat What’s a “journo”. :) #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins @wjchat The VA work was great by @CIRonline. We picked up on it and used data in Alabama. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q8: Are outrage and sympathy the only emotions that can be triggered by an investigation? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@denisep @ecjacobs @NikiDoyle @andrewhaeg This can be important to help decide if anyone CARES about the story you want to write. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:13 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Or just HuffPo RT @writerly_dee RT @vielmetti: @GerryWieder they used to call it plagiarism, now its called aggregation #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat scoops aren’t the end. Understanding / revelation must go hand in hand #wjchat

Michael Lindenberger
@Lindenberger


6:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NickKellet careful, they’ve got a Pulitzer. Everyone aggs. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


6:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @GerryWieder: @lilyorit @craignewman @wjchat Is “scoop” now an archaic term? #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat Q8: Are outrage and sympathy the only emotions that can be triggered by an investigation?

How about cool reason? #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:14 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@juliachanb @wjchat glad you are here! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat W less resources these days, it’s all about power in numbers. Partnerships can help strengthen, expand an investigation #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@juliachanb hello! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat Whenever the term “scoop” comes up in journalism, I just direct people to this: http://t.co/XeQ6rDD41X #WJChat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A8 Heck no. Sadness. Direction. Understanding. Regret. Guilt. More. #wjchat.

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @mlh_holmes: @wjchat I’m really excited by the conversation going on here. This topic really does matter. And defines our future. #wjchat

Deanna Cheng
@writerly_dee


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder @Catanify @MickCote @wjchat “journo” and “tog” are two of my least favorite #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat empathy too. Sympathy with education. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Lindenberger: @andrewhaeg @GenePark @wjchat @CivilBeat scoops aren’t the end. Understanding / revelation must go hand in hand #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A8 Hell to the no! People can be sad, confused, in awe, surprised. #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@acnatta Exactly. I’m a sports enterprise reporter. I’d like shared resources among media outlets for college sports documents. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @JohnArchibald: @wjchat A8 Heck no. Sadness. Direction. Understanding. Regret. Guilt. More. #wjchat.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A8: Not sure I understand the question but I say that investigations can trigger all sorts of emotions. Whether thats good or bad… #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@kpricephotoMS @Catanify @MickCote @wjchat I’ve been called way worse. :) #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Reactions vary, but the trigger may be the same. How an investigation is approached could lead to similar reactions. #wjchat

Thushara S.
@tsureshbcit


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @RobinJP: @wjchat empathy too. Sympathy with education. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:15 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q8: Are outrage and sympathy the only emotions that can be triggered by an investigation? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @JohnArchibald: @wjchat A8 Heck no. Sadness. Direction. Understanding. Regret. Guilt. More. #wjchat.

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Thoughts? MT @wjchat Are outrage and sympathy the only emotions that can be triggered by an investigation? #wjchat

Scott Leadingham
@scottleadingham


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat A8 I do research on audiences. They say investigative journalism inspires them to be civically engaged, to vote, to contribute

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A8: No. Of course those will spark, but can lead to joy, sadness, civic pride, etc depending on investigation and resolution #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@jonsol @wjchat @CIRonline Yes! See Jon’s great story that used our opiate RX data here: http://t.co/3MXoCfEB6W #wjchat #shamelessplug

Cole Goins
@colegoins


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@RobinJP hi! #wjchat *waves*

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes @denisep @ecjacobs @NikiDoyle Too many stories get assigned before the REAL discovery has begun. Need to engage before. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A8: No, I think empathy is also a very important one to remember #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat The range of emotions a good investigation can trigger is limitless. Outrage and sympathy are only the ends of the spectrum #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A8 Is empowerment/feeling informed an emotion? #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:16 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat not at all. That assumes all investigations are negative. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @RobinJP: @wjchat empathy too. Sympathy with education. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#FeelThat RT @kpricephotoMS: A8: No, I think empathy is also a very important one to remember #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat not at all. That assumes all investigations are negative. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @scottleadingham: Thoughts? MT @wjchat Are outrage and sympathy the only emotions that can be triggered by an investigation? #wjchat

Rori (MadeByRori)
@RoriStories


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Hi, everybody. I’ve got the time change makes me late for #wjchat blues. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I hope not. ‘Cause if that’s true, I’m outraged! #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A8 No, I’ve gotten though some long investigative pieces and was pretty tired and hungry. Those are emotions, right? Right? #wjchat

Scott Leadingham
@scottleadingham


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Inspiring! MT @suerobinsonUW #wjchat They say investigative journalism inspires them to be civically engaged, to vote, to contribute.

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@BethBDaley @wjchat Thanks so much Beth for your big ideas. Look forward to your new investigative career! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ReportSchick: #FeelThat RT @kpricephotoMS: A8: No, I think empathy is also a very important one to remember #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A7 @wjchat Larger news orgs can collaborate with smaller, niche media. You get their expertise. They get your page views/reach. #wjchat

Kelly Hinchcliffe
@RecordsGeek


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat If your story evokes only those feelings, it’s likely missing something. People, and therefore stories, are way too faceted. #WJChat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


6:17 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ShayMoser: Inspiring! MT @suerobinsonUW #wjchat They say investigative journalism inspires them to be civically engaged, to vote, to co

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q8 I would hope not. Those are easy tools to draw interest. Many stories are complicated. There’s value in being a filter. #wjchat

Jon Solomon
@jonsol


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat There’s also an element of gratification that comes from learning something new. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes @ecjacobs @NikiDoyle or to ask for personal experiences before reporting. We’ve been trying that recently. #wjchat

Denise Polverine
@denisep


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat not at all. That assumes all investigations are negative. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q8: Not at all. Investigations can trigger an entire range of emotions, including positive ones. #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
MT @RecordsGeek @wjchat Larger news orgs collaborate with smaller, niche media. You get their expertise. They get your page reach. #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:18 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
The trade MT @RecordsGeek A7 @wjchat Larger news orgs can collaborate with smaller, niche media. Expertise for page views/reach. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@juliachanb: @wjchat This. RT There’s also an element of gratification that comes from learning something new. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:19 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat There are different types of stories that do different things. The spectrum for investigative pieces mirrors that. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Time for Q9 (we’re going to try for 12 – we’ll see what happens) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q9 Impact vs engagement, is there a difference? Where does one end and the other begin? Which is more important? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @juliachanb: @wjchat There’s also an element of gratification that comes from learning something new. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Smartification RT @Catanify @juliachanb: @wjchat RT There’s also an element of gratification that comes from learning something new. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A8 It’s hard to pigeonhole emotions with investigative pieces when they can mean different things for diff. populations. #wjchat

Annie Daniel
@anieldaniel


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat In my experiment people saw investigative story on homelessness in different platforms: static print=sympathy; interactive=empathy

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:20 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@RobinJP It’s not over til you got here! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat SO MANY QUESTIONS AT ONCE #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Impact adds value. RT @wjchat: Q9 Impact vs engagement, is there a diff? Where does 1 end and other begin? Which is more important? #wjchat

Alex Walsh
@ajwalsh08


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Where there’s outrage, there can be relief if an injustice comes to light. #wjchat

Scott Walker
@WalkerScoop


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat Q9 Impact vs engagement, is there a difference? Where does one end and the other begin? Which is more important? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A8: Is only purpose of investigative work to diagnose wrongs? More to it. Finding high-flying outliers, identifying solutions. #wjchat

Challen Stephens
@ChallenStephens


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat You can only impact your audience if the readers are engaged in the first place. #WJChat

Shelly Tan
@Tan_Shelly


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A9. engagement gives you repeat traffic, impact gives you a burst of one-time traffic. you need both #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


6:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Disgust. Sometimes helplessness. #wjchat

Brendan Kirby
@BrendanKKirby


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat ppl can engage when the story but I believe its when people change their views or form a solid opinion, uve had impact #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A9: Yes and both. Have an impact and people will engage, which has an impact on the story, and engages emotion. #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat You can only impact your audience if the readers are engaged in the first place. #WJChat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q9 Impact vs engagement, is there a difference? Where does one end and the other begin? Which is more important? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
+1 MT @ChallenStephens A8: Is only purpose of investigative work to diagnose wrongs? Find high-flying outliers, identify solns. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Night all. Time to run. Pleasure meeting you all. #wjchat

Gerry Wieder RN
@GerryWieder


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A9: People can see a story and react to it, but it may not always impact the way they think/feel. Engagement is important, but (1/2) #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@mlh_holmes thanks for saving me a seat! #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat You can only impact your audience if the readers are engaged in the first place. #WJChat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs @andrewhaeg @mlh_holmes @NikiDoyle “We are about to go report on the opening of X. What do you want to know about it?” #wjchat

Denise Polverine
@denisep


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@GerryWieder thanks for stopping by! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:22 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat You can only impact your audience if the readers are engaged in the first place. #WJChat

Derry London
@Derry_London


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A9 Impact and engagement are equal. I look at all of my engagement campaigns as impact campaigns one way or another. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs Were winning some battles with it: http://t.co/9BnyhV2Epa #wjchat #droppingin @BretMavrich @Catanify @wjchat

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A9: (2/2) impact is something that sticks with someone. Impact can be relatable vs just seeing something & saying “oh cool, oh sad” #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Tan_Shelly @wjchat Great point. So how do we move further on that path? #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A9: Yes. Impact/Engagement: Where do they end & begin? Chicken or egg? Doesn’t matter. However, I think impact is most important. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I feel engagement is positively correlated to impact. The difference lies in perspective, drive, and effort. #wjchat

Thushara S.
@tsureshbcit


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Saw #wjchat trending and thought I’d stop by. Thanks! RT @wjchat @GerryWieder thanks for stopping by! #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:23 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat YES! Impact implies an outcome has occurred law/rule change, lawsuits, etc. Engagement involves reach & catching attn #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A9 Engagement is a measure of how well you’re connecting. Impact is whether or not readers act upon the News. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat If a story does inspire outrage, the key is empowering readers to do something about it. What are the opportunities to act? #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


6:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Preach! MT @juliachanb: Impact implies an outcome has occurred law/rule change, lawsuits, etc. Engagement = reach & catching attn #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
MT @BretMavrich @wjchat A9 Engagement is a measure of how well you’re connecting. Impact is whether or not readers act on the News. #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Which is more important? That’s like asking which one of my kids I like best! (Full disclosure: I don’t have kids) #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:24 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A9 Some journalism awards consider “impact” in judging how effective an investigation was. Should also consider engagement. #wjchat

Scott Leadingham
@scottleadingham


6:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Impact means people get indicted. Engagement means other people talk about it, and maybe helped send you in the right direction. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Tan_Shelly @wjchat The FBI can be engaged. The Legislature can be engaged. Can impact the world at times w/out appearing to engage. #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


6:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@denisep @ecjacobs @andrewhaeg @NikiDoyle By building that expectation, we hope audience is part of harder hitting stories too #WJchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
How actionable is a story? @wjchat A9 Some journalism awards consider “impact” in judging how effective an investigation was. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Absolutely! Impact implies an outcome. Engagement helps get to that outcome. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


6:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q10 in a moment… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q10: How do you continue engagement once the story is published? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q10: How do you continue engagement once the story is published? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@suerobinsonUW I can’t help but think of this when I read that tweet: https://t.co/ZaTZs33LuU #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q10 in a moment… #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat And I agree with @Tan_Shelly, engagement leads to impact. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:26 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat Q10: How do you continue engagement once the story is published? #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Ok thought about hopping into #wjchat but too far along to really jump in. Going to bed instead.

Kate Myers
@NPRKate


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A10 Hardest part for me. The old reporter in me has a short attention span. Need tips badly here. #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q8: Are outrage and sympathy the only emotions that can be triggered by an investigation? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
The meta story RT @ShayMoser RT @wjchat Q10: How do you continue engagement once the story is published? #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q9 Impact vs engagement, is there a difference? Where does one end and the other begin? Which is more important? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat: high impact story can help spark, sustain important, deliberative convo, actions to solve problems. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NPRKate but, but you just got here?!? We’ll see you soon. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A10: Polls, comments, social media, email and in-person interaction. The end of a story isn’t when it’s published. #wjchat

Stephanie Grimes
@steph_grimes


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A9 Impact is, by nature, more after the fact. Engagement can and should happen from beginning to end, well past publication. #wjchat

Scott Leadingham
@scottleadingham


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat In 2013 the story rarely dies after publication because of comments. It should keep going and going and going. 1/2 #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q10: How do you continue engagement once the story is published? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


6:27 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A10: Tell the stories that come from that engagement. X affected so-&-so this way. Let’s talk to them. Follow the story #wjchat

Derry London
@Derry_London


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat share updates, reply to ppl, ask questions, bring ppl into the convo, dont let the conversation die. Its like a first date #wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat And then you have the myriad of reaction pieces you can mine from it. 2/2 #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@acnatta Right back atcha, Andre! #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A10 Engagement should be baked into the story. Sure, have a comment section, but have a map/poll/vid/link/sharebtn/etc #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A10: Keep the conversation going. Seek out readers. Ask them what they thought of story & if they can shed any more light on topic. #wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@NPRKate sweet dreams :) #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q10: respond to questions/comments, post it to your personal SM accounts and get feedback that way #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:28 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @ReportSchick A10: Keep the conversation going. Seek out readers. Ask them thoughts of story . #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Agreed MT @scottleadingham: @wjchat Some journalism awards consider “impact” in judging … Should also consider engagement. #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q6: How do you avoid being “scooped” by other news orgs when doing much of the work in the open? #wjchat

Sydney Smith
@SSmithWriter


6:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Often best stories come after a story is published. Also, engagement has to end somewhere. Don’t try to flog a dead horse. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Social outlets such as Twitter stand as an ambiance worth utilizing, especially when the content hits the right audience. #wjchat

Thushara S.
@tsureshbcit


6:29 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A10: Take the story across all forms of media. Don’t just leave it in original. Let the story evolve #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A10: Ask for feedback, break down the story in microblogs, followup to questions in story. #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick Give them a range of potential steps they can take after the story. See @soljourno #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
yep! @terryparrisjr: @wjchat And then you have the myriad of reaction pieces you can mine from it. 2/2 #wjchatc

Cassie M. Chew
@indiefilmfan


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
We know it’s almost time, but we’re going to try to sneak in ONE MORE… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr channeling yoda I was #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
A10 there’s a narrative arc to stories, as well as a spike in traffic & then decay. understand where you are in the process #wjchat

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


6:30 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Q11 What are best moderation tools/platforms for managing UGC for investigative/enterprise? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Talk directly to readers. Answer their questions. #wjchat

Brendan Kirby
@BrendanKKirby


6:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Huge opportunity for engagement post-pub. How can we collectively identify and pursue potential solutions? #wjchat

Cole Goins
@colegoins


6:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Shortformify RT @ShayMoser A10: Ask for feedback, break down the story in microblogs, followup to questions in story. #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:31 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q10: Simplest way is to ask your readers to ask YOU Qs. What else do they want to know about this topic? Answer them. #wjchat

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Followup posts or stories help this in spades. Questions lead to more Qs & social gives us the opportunity to talk back #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@colegoins @wjchat yes for sure. The solutions part is a whole other engaging and important chat! #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @colegoins: @wjchat Huge opportunity for engagement post-pub. How can we collectively identify and pursue potential solutions? #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@HmmBee @writerly_dee there’s an art to cramming as much info into 140 char as you can leaving the reader wanting more #wjchat #clickbait

Edward Vielmetti
@vielmetti


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick user generated content #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick sorry, UGC = user generated content. We had to get it under 140 :) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:32 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat ooch. Can’t chime in on Q11, we’re on proprietary sys. And I don’t blog for myself lol G’nite #wjchat crew, great convo tonight!

Derry London
@Derry_London


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: @ReportSchick sorry, UGC = user generated content. We had to get it under 140 :) #wjchat

Kelly Price
@kpricephotoMS


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I have trouble envisioning a story that wraps up every angle with no room for Qs. If you can, you may be doing it wrong #wjchat

Scott Walker
@WalkerScoop


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @craignewman: @wjchat Q6 news orgs might be the only ones who care about scoops anymore. Readers just want good reporting #wjchat

Christy Robinson
@christyrobinson


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat There should also be a way for someone to get involved after the story is live. A call to action should be standard. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat It’s not quite ready (in pvt beta), but this is why we’re building @groundsource. I’ll let any #wjchat-ers in http://t.co/E8IWKNnXNt

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Does it? Or does it just evolve into the next story development? MT @davemeddows: engagement has to end somewhere. #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
While y’all think about that one and offer answers, let’s take a moment to thank @mlh_holmes for hosting tonight! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Give resources to check out further? MT @vielmetti @HmmBee @writerly_dee cram as much info into 140 char leaving reader wanting more #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:33 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Q. 10: Offer up your story and journalists to other media once published. Radio/TV interviews, do talk shows, morning shows. #wjchat

murdoch davis
@murdochdavis


6:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
We’d also like to thank ALL OF YOU as always for making this what it is every week! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Thanks! was fun RT @wjchat We’d also like to thank ALL OF YOU as always for making this what it is every week! #wjchat

Nick Kellet
@NickKellet


6:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat I spent a decade building @publicinsight before leaving to build @groundsource. I’m kind of obsessed w/this problem #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:34 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Yes! MT @murdochdavis @wjchat Q. 10: Offer up your story and journalists to other media. Radio/TV, talk shows, morning shows. #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Aww thanks! BUT I need to first thank everyone for such smart discussion. This is where journalism is headed and I’m happy. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @wjchat: Q11 What are best moderation tools/platforms for managing UGC for investigative/enterprise? #wjchat

Dave Earley
@earleyedition


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Enjoyed that. #wjchat

John Archibald
@JohnArchibald


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat @mlh_holmes Thanks Michelle! This was fruitful/thought-provoking. And I’m now following a bunch of interesting people. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Love it! @NikiDoyle:Simplest way is to ask your readers to ask YOU Qs. What else do they want to know about this topic? Answer them. #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@suerobinsonUW I argue it has to end. Law of diminishing returns. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:35 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat UGC is as simple – because it needs to be SO SO SIMPLE – as email address, Google forms and sharing my cell number. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Don’t forget you can always pitch a host or topic to #wjchat as well: http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

wjchat
@wjchat


6:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Look forward to next time. Thanks! RT @wjchat We’d also like to thank ALL OF YOU as always for making this what it is every week! #wjchat

Shay Moser
@ShayMoser


6:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg PIN is my favorite. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat Great and I hope they test @groundsource for a great engagement tool. #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:36 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat JSK13er Andy D. smartly said last night: Why not run, say, 3-part series like this: 1 part, 2 part, break, 3 part.to build in reax

Michael Lindenberger
@Lindenberger


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat thank you @acnatta for driving tonight’s great #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Nice job, @mlh_holmes #wjchat Good discussion, everybody!

Scott Walker
@WalkerScoop


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Thanks @wjchat! Fun. #wjchat

sue robinson
@suerobinsonUW


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat It can be so simple, but making it persistent, mapping, filtering, verifying, etc. These are hard. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat A11: Still trying to think of an answer… I got nothing. #wjchat Good chatting everyone!

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @andrewhaeg Agree with Terry. PIN was the first thing to come to mind. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:37 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Thanks everyone! Could barely keep up with the smartness flying around! Great to see such passion for journalism & audience #wjchat

murdoch davis
@murdochdavis


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ReportSchick @wjchat thanks and thanks for being here! Look forward to more #wjchat

Michelle Holmes
@mlh_holmes


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
OK, everybody – we’ll see you next time! #wjchat (You can still keep hanging out though)

wjchat
@wjchat


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@Lindenberger Exactamundo. That @add is a smart dude. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Enjoyed the chat, @mlh_holmes and @wjchat! This was my first #wjchat; can’t wait for the next!

Niki Doyle
@NikiDoyle


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@WalkerScoop @wjchat @mlh_holmes Agreed. Thanks guys. #wjchat

Emma Jacobs
@ecjacobs


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Thanks for letting me chime in for the last half hour. Till next time! #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


6:38 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat thanks everybody. Great #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


6:39 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@andrewhaeg @wjchat Yes. That’s the tough part. But making it simple to participate, that’s what I’m saying. Back end is a doozy. #wjchat

Terry Parris Jr.
@terryparrisjr


6:40 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@ecjacobs Just let you in to @groundsource beta. Take it for a spin, and if you like, let’s talk by phone this week or early next. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:41 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@terryparrisjr @wjchat Yes & I have several gray hairs to prove it. #wjchat

Andrew Haeg
@andrewhaeg


6:42 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @Tan_Shelly: @wjchat Whenever the term “scoop” comes up in journalism, I just direct people to this: http://t.co/XeQ6rDD41X #WJChat

Kelly Hinchcliffe
@RecordsGeek


6:46 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat

Mario Taylor
@TaylorRoss16


6:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Hey @andrewhaeg! Do you and @aragusea know each other? If so, you should definitely connect. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:47 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Thanks for an insightful #wjchat, all. Always game to talk on this more, so holler if you ever want to trade ideas.

Cole Goins
@colegoins


6:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
#wjchat
#Unsung
#Smoshpitweeklyquestions
#13thStep #MovemberDads
#MovemberDads
:)

wojiucaole
@woshiquanqi


6:52 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@wjchat Illuminating discussion as always on #wjchat I learn more every time I lurk. Cheers.

C. Russell Clark
@crussellclark


7:05 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Certainly doesn’t stop there. MT @NikiDoyle Good one! MT @andrewhaeg I’d argue reporting begins after you publish the first piece. #wjchat

kenny smith
@kennysmith


7:08 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Hate I missed tonight’s #wjchat but excited to read through the tweets. Someone send me a storify when it’s done!

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


7:12 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
@hondanhon I just discovered the hashtag #wjchat!

Tom Coates
@tomcoates


7:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @JohnArchibald: @wjchat A8 Heck no. Sadness. Direction. Understanding. Regret. Guilt. More. #wjchat.

Paulo Victor
@PaaaaauloVictor


7:21 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
RT @RobinJP: @wjchat empathy too. Sympathy with education. #wjchat

Paulo Victor
@PaaaaauloVictor


7:25 p.m. PST | 11.20.2013
Great advice. RT @NickKellet: Take the story across all forms of media. Don’t just leave it in original. Let the story evolve #wjchat

Christian Hunter
@cthunter


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