May 2011 marked the arrival of Twitter to journalism. The micro blogging network owes its acceptance into the media industry as a source and even an editorial tool to two international events: the raid on Bin Laden’s compound and the charging of the former IMF head.
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2014-08-27 Social Media
In this edition: an Indian journalist launches the ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’; Egypt’s tips to the US police force spark debate; and two kayakers hurtle down a drainage ditch.
2014-08-25 Social Media
In this edition: the Russian aid convoy in Ukraine divides online opinion; Chinese stars targeted by Beijing’s anti-drugs campaign; and a diver swims with a shoal of manta rays.
2014-08-26 Social Media
In this edition: actor Orlando Jones launches the “Bullet Bucket Challenge” to denounce police brutality; India's Finance Minister sparks an online outcry; and a man racing his...
2014-08-22 Social Media
In this edition: Net users step up to a new challenge to combat suicide; a tweet by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani causes controversy; and a time-lapse sequence of air traffic...
Since 2010 Burma has been in a period of "democratic transition", with the government committing itself internationally to opening up the media market and the internet in...