Typos, wrong dates, misspelled names and a congresswoman’s health: you tweet what you know to be correct at the time. Then you find out something else. As a journalist – as a news organization what do you do?
Scott Rosenberg at Word Yard says to correct the tweet and don’t delete. Yes, that’s all well and good until someone RTs your original tweet and then the false info, type etc is out there again – completely uncorrected and seemingly uncorrectable.
But Rosenberg brings up a good point. He writes: