Industry chatter: Advice on how to use social media in political coverage

This comes from Poynter, and it is a great post from Mallary Jean Tenore on 25 ways to use Facebook, Twitter and Storify to improve political coverage.

Social media has become a powerful tool for journalists covering elections. It’s given journalists a way to see how politicians and campaign staffers are interacting with voters and sharing news. And it’s helped them find local voters and get a better sense of what their audience wants in election coverage.

As the Republican primary season intensifies, here are 25 tips on how journalists can use Facebook, Twitter, Storify, Google, LinkedIn and other tools to improve coverage leading up to — and on — Election Day.

Here is a link to the full story from Poynter: 

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