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10 Interesting Posts On How Journalists Covered The Boston Marathon Bombings

By Benét J. Wilson, chair, NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force & social media/eNewsletters editor, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Thanks to Flipboard and my myriad social media/journalism groups, I was fed a constant stream of information on how journalists covered the horrific Boston Marathon bombings.  Yet again, social media played a large role in how information was gathered and dispersed in real time.  Below, in no particular order, are 10 posts on how the bombings were handled.

  1. BostonGlobe.com2013 Boston Marathon live blog
  2. CNN: Complete Coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings
  3. Nieman LabSocial media and the Boston bombings: When citizens and journalists cover the same story
  4. PoynterHow journalists are covering, reacting to Boston Marathon explosions
  5. IJNet: How the media used social media, digital tools to cover the Boston Marathon explosions
  6. PBS MediaShiftSocial Media Offers Vital Updates, Support After Boston Marathon Bombings
  7. PandoDailyBoston marathon: Has social media coverage finally matured?
  8. Forbes: Google Person Finder Helps In Boston Marathon Explosions
  9. Washington Post: Boston explosions: Twitter acts as journalism’s ombudsman
  10. Huffington PostReporters Ran In Boston Marathon Before Covering Tragedy


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