in Access & Censorship

Confusing coverage in breaking news may be SOP, but censoring tweets is new



Link: Confusing coverage in breaking news may be SOP, but censoring tweets is new | Poynter.

“It’s not unusual, particularly in a police standoff, for police to ask television in particular to be very careful in their live coverage,” Poynter’s Al Tompkins told me in a phone call. “But this idea of Twitter coverage is a new wrinkle.”