Twitter breaks story on Discovery Channel gunman

Washington Post
TV can offer live pictures of an event like Wednesday's hostage situation, notes Paul Farhi, "but for raw speed and real-time eyewitness accounts, it's now virtually impossible for the mainstream media to keep pace with the likes of Twitter." || David Heyman: CNN was first with its suspect-in-custody e-mail.
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  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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