White House begins using Twitter to correct news reports

Politico.com | CJR.org
On Monday, deputy press secretary Bill Burton told his 4,000-plus followers that a Washington Post report that morning was wrong. "It was a small correction, but indicative of how the White House press shop can now more actively engage with the press and public through the popular micro-blogging platform," writes Politico's Michael Calderone. || An observation about a Politico tweet.

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    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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