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Twitter storms

- Posted by Will Sturgeon

1 November: There are a couple of interesting pieces in this weekend's papers pulling together the various strands of recent 'Twitterstorms': from Jan Moir to AA Gill, via The Guardian vs Carter-Ruck. First yesterday's Guardian, home last week to AA Gill's baboon-shooting confession. Perhaps the mainstream are wrestling with the relationship they must forge with social media ... Old media's fascination with Twitter only grows by the week, aided by very accessible, celebrity-driven stories.

Digital dealings

- Posted by Dan Thornton

31 October: Quite funny seeing which stories followed each other on PaidContent this morning - one story is following the response from UK ISPs to Lord Mandelson's proposal to disconnect illegal filesharers - but that immediately followed one saying the EC has set a two-month deadline to overhaul UK rules on digital privacy. Or the UK Government will end up in court.

Building bridges

- Posted by Stephen Davies

28 October: About a year ago I carried out a piece of research that looked at UK journalists using Twitter that was positively received by both PROs and journos. I'm going to stick my neck out and say it probably helped a couple of people in our respective industries establish relationships with one another on Twitter. I know it helped me.

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