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Is CNN Still Missing the Conversation? – Twitter Profile: Rick Sanchez, CNN

This profile was written for the University of Washington Twitter Book.

I analyzed the profile of news anchor Rick Sanchez for the UW Twitter Book. As Social Media flagship for CNN, my expectations for his use of Twitter were high. While his personal and human voice makes for a pleasant feed, it keeps me wondering if CNN is still missing out on the conversation on Twitter.

CNN is one of the most influential providers of news online (as they claim on their Breaking News Twitter account).
While CNN has embraced a number of uncommon technologies, #cnnfail has damaged CNN’s public and especially online image. When the criticism hit CNN, Rick Sanchez proactively talked about CNN’s coverage of the #iranelection. Sanchez is thus the most noticeable non-robotic CNN News provider tweeting, although other individuals have larger followings (namely Larry King & Dr. Sanjay Gupta)

@ricksanchezcnn - Uniting person and network. Do both come through?

@ricksanchezcnn - Uniting person and network. Do both come through?

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Twitterbook: The News Media Vertical (1st draft)

This is the first version of my planned vertical on NewsMedia for the UWTwitterBook

Chapter x : NewsMedia on Twitter
Opening

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The Humorous Backstage of News – Twitter Profile: RheinZeitung (first set)

This analysis is created according to a Case Study Template developed by students at the University of Washington.

(1) RheinZeitung is a German regional newspaper that uses Twitter both as an RSS of their news stories as well as to engage their readers through personal communication on several accounts!
Category: News Media

Update: Other Link added

RheinZeitung Twitter Profile (comment errors corrected)

RheinZeitung Twitter Profile (comment errors corrected)

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Twitter Profile Case Study – Mashable (preliminary)

This analysis is created according to a Case Study Template developed by students at the University of Washington.

Mashable stands out for its transparency, its customized profile page and the leading position in providing news on Twitter itself. Due to its role in Social Media, it cannot be ignored in a proper Best Practices list.

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