Twitter has delivered for ‘traditional’ journalism

There’s been a lot of talk about what Twitter and other social media platforms can do for politicians –  especially in Australia where the federal election will be held tomorrow. Stephen Collins pointed out (quite rightly) that “the average punter is still relying on the tabloids, commercial radio and mainstream evening news and current affairs…

The ultimate blind date: Oz Politics and Social Media

Two hot topics collided this week. The Australian Federal election .. and social media. Star-crossed lovers, their eyes met across a crowded forum. “How will social media impact the Australian federal election campaign?” was the squeal. “Will Twitter decide any seats?” “Which pollies have jumped on the Twitter bandwagon today?” “How will political journos use…