From the introduction of the Great Reporters by David Randall, who is currently an assistant editor and a columnist at the Independent on Sunday, a UK broadsheet. Besides having worked as a journalist in four continents, Randall is also the author of The Universal Journalist, one of the best books about the practice of journalism I have ever read. (I’ve read it twice and come back to it from time to time, especially when the journalism itch needs to be scratched.) Continue reading
What exactly is retweeting anyway?
It’s a question that has me stumped.
Is a retweet an endorsement—subtle or otherwise—or is it a sentiment expressed to bring attention to something that was posted on Twitter? Continue reading