Why Social Media is Good for Newspapers

Hobe Sound Currents is a new newspaper in Florida and I am honored to be writing a column for the publication, but it is also a reminder that newspapers and social media are more closely linked than ever before. It’s not just websites these days, even Hobe Sound Currents is on Twitter!

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Here are some interesting articles:


Social media strategy for newspapers | LORI MARIE TODD

10 Ways Newspapers are Using Social Media to Save the Industry from Mashable

Digging Into Social Media to Build a Newspaper Audience from Nieman Reports of Harvard Business School

How Newspapers Use Twitter

Newspapers Not Effectively Using Social Media from WebProNews

Social Media Influence on UK Newspapers

Top U.S. Newspapers On Twitter

Why Newspapers Need to Heed Facebook

Social media for newspapers

The Future Newsroom: Lean, Open, and Social Media-Savvy

Orlando Sentinel top editor talks Facebook, Twitter and newspaper

How our university newspaper used social media to find news and break it

Newspapers and Social Media – LoveToKnow Social Networking

Newspapers Take Interest In Social Networking | WebProNews

Stop Press: Publishers Start to Take Social Media Seriously

How Newspapers Should Embrace Social Media

The Social Media Revolution: Exploring the Impact on Journalism …

Case study: social media and how it’s affected newspapers

Case Study: A Dallas Newspaper’s Social-Media Strategy Goes Far

Study Claims That Newspapers, NOT Blogs, Still Dominate The News

Study: Kindle falls short as newspaper delivery device

Birmingham Post: A Regional Newspaper Case Study (slideshow presentation)

New Media Page: Newspapers adopt Facebook plug-ins to engage

Study: Social Media Closing In on Newspaper Websites – AOL News

Danish Newspaper Embraces Social Media | Mindjumpers

Newspapers Missing the Benefits of Social Media | Facebook

Top Newspaper Facebook Fan Pages

Fostering Community With Social Media, a slideshow from the Midwest Newspaper Summit 2010


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