Over the next two weeks, read:
- Jihii Jolly, Platform aimed at audience interaction generates story ideas, goodwill
- Steve Buttry, Susan Steade’s SEO headline tips: Business up front, party in the back
- Meredith Clark, The ‘Black Twitter’ beat raises questions of cultural competency and audience engagement for newsrooms
- Alicia Shepard, Goodbye to the Loudest Drunk in NPR’s Online Bar
You can write your response about any or all of the readings. I’ll start with a question about the third one: according to this article, why has it been difficult for news organizations to cover the “Black Twitter beat”?