"Well, granted — although, as it turns out, these “individuals” included mainstream news organizations. When local KPRC TV tweeted “Dozens of bodies have been found in Liberty County. Join us for KPRC at 5pm for the latest information,” the rest of the Twitterverse was off and running. The effect was vastly amplified by BreakingNews.com, which retweeted the categorical bodies-found alert to its 2.6 million followers." - Bob Garfield
So kids - the conclusion here is that there are simply put some Things That Are Not News! Be careful with the power your tweets wield.
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Read Roberto Garfieldo's full article: http://mashable.com/2011/06/15/social-media-news-cycle-journalism/
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