Listen to the session below:
General question to keep in mind:
Tip #1: Get it right. Treat social media content like you would tips received from someone calling the newsroom. It's a piece of information that needs to be verified before running with it.
Tip #3: Be empathetic when reaching out to sources via social media during times of crisis.
Tip #4: Go out and connect with your community. How?
Tip #5: Make it worth the effort.
Tip #6: Be specific. Tell your readers exactly what you need from them.
Tip # 7: Try it out yourself to ensure the task is realistic and easily achieved.