While the microblogging service is an easy target and the butt of Doonesbury slams, it really is an effective reporting tool … in the hands of some. A few links this morning:
♦ A centerpiece of Betancourt’s story, WCCO ubergeek Jason DeRusha, provides an excellent (if cautionary) tale of rewriting TV scripts for the web, with a Twitter-related Fox9 script as the counter-example.
♦ As it does so well, Secrets of the City chews over the Fox9 faux pas here.
♦ You civic types will want to check out Minnesota Politics and Government on Twitter, which contains the handles for many politicians and journalists.