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’ve been tweeting from the World Economic Forum, using the microblogging platform Twitter to discuss the mundane (describing crepuscular darkness of the Swiss Alps at 5 a.m.) or the interesting (live tweeting from presentations). Is it journalism? Is it dangerous? Is it embarrassing that my tweets even beat the Reuters newswire?
Reading: Twittering away standards or tweeting the future of journalism? http://bit.ly/nTwi (via @opencalais) [from http://twitter.com/blueroot/statuses/1162557848]
"I have little patience for those who cling to sentimental (and frankly inaccurate) memories of the good old halcyon days of journalism that were somehow purer and better than a world where tweets and blogs compete with news wires and newspapers," says David Schlesinger, Editor in Chief of Reuters.
from a reuters editor.
But who invests in investigative journalism?