- So-called news stories under a flashlight: The FCC is investigating pay-for-play TV news stories involving health news.
- Remember, they don't control it: The National Weather Service just got a Twitter feed.
- That map might be eavesdropping: This German Google Map pinpoints where things were overheard or reported to have been said. And you were worried about reporters.
- Welcome pitches? This study suggests that pitches to reporters from social-media influencers are well-received. I'm sorta waiting to hear what reporters say, myself.
- A tour you should take: From the enigmatic but inspiring blog Peace and Love and Noticing the Details.
- Let's give them something to talk about: Wondered, have you, about what Facebook pages' "People are Talking About" metrics really mean? Inside Facebook breaks it down for you.
- Facebooking and fundraising: Facebook proves fundraising is more than the 'ask' is a smart post from Mixtape Communications that every nonprofit, fundraiser or cause should consider.
- News organizations on Google+: Here's a roundup of the news organizations with the most engagement on G+. I think this might be our most versatile network yet.
- Get out your rulers: Google recently shared its vision of what'll happen with measurement in 2012.
- Professions get social: This week, two good posts on how doctors use social media, and another on global social media use in the legal industry.
- You might need that lawyer adept in social media: There's another court case on whether you or your boss own your social media profile. This one's about LinkedIn.
- A job and a good one: And a great university writer job opening at St. Lawrence University. I've worked a lot with Tom Evelyn, their vice president for communications, and you should explore the chance to work with his team--great people.
Friday, January 13, 2012
@dontgetcaught. Here's what got my clock ticking this week: