This list is p.r.-oriented but useful nevertheless, especially: "(2) Know the Difference Between Gossip and News," and "(3) Beware of False Prophets."
(Published March 2, 2012.)
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"I wonder how reporters could have used those tweets to chase down leads and fill in some of the details of [Whitney] Houston’s death."
A prototype tool, developed by researchers at Rutgers University and Microsoft, designed to help you track down sources: SRSR (Seriously Rapid Source Review).
(Published Feb. 14, 2012.)
"The site lists journalists by region, beat or by publication, making it incredibly easy to find the journalist who can cover your story. Not only can you find out which journalists work at major publications and sites, you can connect with them through Twitter. You can also find out what they’re personally interested in, as Press Pass highlights the stories that they’re sharing through their Twitter feed."
(Published Feb. 18, 2012.)
"The majority of journalists are involved in social media already: journalists use social media to collect and syndicate the news as well as (which is so important to us, marketers) find sources to cite. ... Social media sites make it very easy to track sources down."
(Published Feb. 1, 2012.)