You’re only a journalist if Twitter and Facebook say so.

Cub editor Adam Tinworth circa 1993
Potrait of the author as a young student magazine editor.

Twitter says: you’re not journalist, Tinworth

Twitter verified denied

Are journalists journalists? Ask a microblogger.

Applied to Facebook
Applied

Facebook: denied

Denied
Denied

The power of social networks to define journalism

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Blogging since 2001, journalisting (which isn’t a word, but should be) since 1994, and sleep-deprived since 2012. Journalism lecturer, consultant and trainer.

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Adam Tinworth

Adam Tinworth

Blogging since 2001, journalisting (which isn’t a word, but should be) since 1994, and sleep-deprived since 2012. Journalism lecturer, consultant and trainer.

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