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The Biggest Mistakes Journalists Make in Social Media

These errors can wreak havoc on your digital identity

- May 29, 2012
Congratulations! With a presence on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and even (gasp!) regular updates on LinkedIn, you, my friend, are indeed social media savvy. As you should be. Many like to pit "new media" versus "old media" but truth be told, they are mutually complementary.

But now that you're waist deep in status updates, it's time to take a step back to assess your overall strategy to avoid making sloppy, complacent and costly errors. Here, we present the biggest blunders (so far) that journalists and media orgs make in their digital dialogues. Hopefully, you won't recognize yourself as an offender of too many of them -- but if you do, admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. ...

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