Outpouring of Praise on The Twitter for @nytjim
In the minutes after Jim Roberts, also known as @nytjim, announced on Twitter that he was leaving The New York Times, hundreds of people poured out their praise for this consummate newsman in 140-character bites. At the risk of blowing up Storify's servers, here's a look at what folks had to say.
- — Jim Roberts (@nytjim)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:33:55I've been so privileged to work with true giants of journalism - fearless correspondents, wise analysts & masters of visual expression. 2/4
- — Jim Roberts (@nytjim)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:34:25I'm particularly grateful to my digital friends, who've schooled me in potential of multimedia, interactive, mobile & social journalism. 3/4
- It took four tweets for @nytjim to make his announcement on Thursday that he was leaving The New York Times after twenty six years. Then Twitter erupted with accolades and applause.
- — J. Freedom du Lac (@jfdulac)Thu, Jan 24 2013 11:07:24No newsie does Twitter better than @nytjim, who is taking a buyout at the NYT. If you're not following him, then you're doing it all wrong.
- — Michael Roston (@michaelroston)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:34:09
- — Jonathan Kealing (@JKealing)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:34:26
- — Daniel Victor (@bydanielvictor)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:34:44
- — Emily Dreyfuss (@EmilyDreyfuss)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:34:48
- — Greg Lipper (@theglipper)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:34:55
- — KJ Dell'Antonia (@KJDellAntonia)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:35:01
- — Andrew Blankstein (@anblanx)Thu, Jan 24 2013 10:35:27
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