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I learned this, of course, from my Facebook subscription to Mashable’s CEO Pete Cashmore, along with a link to ‘Your new Facebook Status update: 63,206 characters or less. “
“Oooh,” salivated another of Cashmore’s subscribers, “That’s a novel.”
As the news industry ties itself in knots trying to set its books in order, I’ve often said that we are applying a business model based on Gutenberg’s Press to the Internet.
Lately, I’ve been thinking about how Facebook makes everyone a Gutenberg. Take Cashmore’s subscriber, for example, thinking first of her soon-to-be-classic epic.
We tie ourselves in knots trying to figure how to be chatty and social, and still professional.
I wonder why we can’t treat social media as simply as that.
They were immediately attacked in the Twittersphere, particularly on this update, on how to Retweet.
- RT @SylviaStead: Updated blog on new standard for reporting on mental health. Credit to @journalismforum & @MHCC_ @mindset_guide http://t.… 4 hours ago
- RT @projetj: 5 choses que tout journaliste devrait comprendre à propos de Facebook| via @mel_coulson bit.ly/1muKmal @projetj #media… 1 day ago
- RT @picardonhealth: Why a journalist’s words matter when reporting on #mentalhealth, by @lonsdalec j-source.ca/article/why-jo… via @jsource #jou… 2 days ago
- 'My @JSchool_CU #J3235 soundslide project helped me land my summer job in a newsroom' - great to hear this from a student of mine 2 days ago
- RT @fan_frost: Using @twitter to do some 'serious journalism'. As said by @mel_coulson one must use most if not all social media tools to r… 2 days ago