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10 Journalists you should follow on Twitter

Trying to keep track of what the Twitterverse has to say about new media and online journalism? Follow the tweets of these journalists to stay in the know.

Jay Rosen (jayrosen_nyu)

Jay Rosen is the multi-hyphenate author/blogger/academic whose Twitter feed is a more succinct extension of his media criticism over at PressThink.

Chrys Wu (MacDivaONA)

Chrys mixes tweets news on her professional life as an online journalist with random personal thoughts that prove she is one awesome journalist.

Suzanne Yada (suzanneyada)

On her blog, Suzanne surmises she will be the future of journalism, but her tweets are evidence that she is already a key player in the shaping of online news.

Robert Hernandez (webjournalist)

Robert is an assistant professor at USC Annenberg and is co-founder of #wjchat, a weekly online discussion between web journalists on various media-related topics.

Lauren M. Rabaino (laurenmichell)

Lauren has experienced a meteoric rise in the online journalism world since her graduation from college. She’s now product designer for Publish2 and a high-profile blogger with equally interesting tweets.

Amy Webb (webbmedia)

There are a lot of “gurus” and “mavens” on the web, but Amy truly encompasses those words. As head of Webbmedia Group and founder of KnowledgeWebb, Amy truly has her finger on the pulse of online media.

McKennaEwen (McKennaEwen)

McKenna is a master of multiple media, including online writing, video and photography and shares his experiences and knowledge on his Twitter feed.

Vadim Lavrusik (lavrusik)

Vadim has his hands on all things multimedia. His resume and accomplishments are miles along and every journalist who wants to be in the know when it comes to online media should absolutely follow him for the latest news.

Ben LaMothe (BenLaMothe)

Ben, a recent J-School grad and current master’s student in ePublishing at City University London, brings a fresh perspective to the journalism Twitterverse. His informative tweets are a mix between great links and great conversation and he’s got a great personality to boot.

Mark S. Luckie (10000Words)

Hey it’s 10,000 Words! Following this blog on Twitter is a great way to find out what’s going on behind the scenes, receive useful links that you won’t see here, plus (and here’s the best part) by sending tweets @10000Words you can get instant answers to your multimedia questions and dilemmas.

Below are a few more journalists you’ll also want to follow. To find out who else you should be following, please check out MrTweet or this list of Twitter tools.


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• Beyond Twitterfeed: Innovative uses of Twitter in the newsroom
• The Top 7 types of Twitter avatars
• 25 Tools for getting more out of Twitter

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