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How to verify content from social media: Experts advise on the process of verification

How to verify content from social media: Experts advise on the process of verification | Deserts | Scoop.it

The mass of information now available and being shared online offers a fantastic arena for journalists to engage with online communities and pick up on breaking news at the same time. This means journalists are also having to sharpen their verification and fact-checking skills in a digital environment.

 

This how-to features advice from a panel of experts on the key considerations, questions and tools journalists should have in mind when carrying out verification of content that surfaces via social media, be it a news tip, an image, a piece of audio or video.

The process covers three main stages: monitoring of social networks and the online community before news breaks, checking the content when it comes into play and subsequently reporting that content once verified. The comprehensive advice outlined in this how-to guide offers practical steps, specific questions and cross-checks journalists can make at each stage, as well as online tools to support them.

 

Full Article here : http://www.journalism.co.uk/skills/how-to-verify-content-from-social-media/s7/a548645/


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3 Ways to Use SEO and Pinterest To Grow Your Blog or eBusiness

3 Ways to Use SEO and Pinterest To Grow Your Blog or eBusiness | Deserts | Scoop.it
If you manage a niche blog or an eBusiness, you probably already know about the importance of developing and implementing a strong Search Engine Optimization (SEO) campaign that includes targeted keyword research and link building.

 

1) Keyword Targeting on Your Site
2) Link Building via Guest Blogging
3) Pinterest Marketing for Your Business

Really Consider Your Niche Follow Relevant Users on Pinterest Add the “Pin-It” button Curate Relevant Articles, Images or Video for Your Niche

Take Your Business to New Heights
With a focus on SEO (keywords and link-building) and Social Media Marketing (via Pinterest, in this case), you can take your blog or eBusiness to new heights. What other marketing techniques are you using to boost your business?

 

by Kristina Holmes
Source: http://bit.ly/Rvcmce


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janlgordon's comment, August 4, 2012 11:28 AM
Great one John!