Digest: Journalists made mistakes on social media, again
As more journalists are using social tools more frequently, the risk of making mistakes on social media is getting bigger.
You may still remember that two years ago, CNN fired one of its senior editors only for her improper post on Twitter.
It's not surprise that journalists make mistakes, as all human beings do. But as more journalists are using social tools more frequently, maybe the risk of making mistakes on social media, the easy-using, real-time information hub, is getting bigger.
How to avoid? The simplest tip is: think for at least 5 seconds or re-read the posts you write 3 times before clicking "Tweet" or "Post" button. Common sense or the principles of being a journalist you keep in mind might save your career.
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