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Posts Tagged ‘sandy’

New Media Faces Wild Ride During Frankenstorm

For people lucky enough to have power for their computers or juice in their smartphone, Twitter was an infinitely superior news source than TV during Frankenstorm. Sure, lots of information gets thrown around that isn’t accurate, but that happens on TV, too. If you were in one of the hard hit areas and had a question, you could always just turn to Twitter rather than trying to call an emergency outfit in the middle of the chaos. Reuters has an excellent breakdown of some of the great examples of how Twitter was put to good use.

Of course, as in any fast-moving situation, someone has to act like a jerk… Read more

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What’s Dana Tweeting? The Sandy Edition

By now, we’ve seen the destruction that Superstorm Sandy bombed onto the East Coast Monday evening. Hopefully, you all prepared and stocked up on batteries, non-perishable items and such. We know that FNC’s Dana Perino‘s dog, Jasper, certainly banked some sleep. We know this because Dana tweeting out a picture of him cat-napping before the storm hit.

In fact, she kept us in the loop on the dog’s happenings all throughout the storm… Read more