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Outlined are details of the tools you can use to augment your broadcast investigations - from social networking tools (like twitter and facebook) to data mapping. They also list sites you should be familiar with, and numerous examples referenced in the panel.
This PowerPoint presentation discusses how social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and Linkedin can be valuable to an investigation. The authors discuss the ethical implications of using material found on the web, and offer suggestions to make sure everything is legally alright. The tipsheet also includes many examples of stories that have successfully utilized social networks to enhance their investigations.
Scholl lists some resources for backgrounding people. He includes professional sites, free sites and other sources suck as MySpace and Flickr.
The authors discuss why social networks have a place in journalism, and how to use them to enhance your stories. They also discuss some ethical and legal issues regarding the use of social networks. The authors include advice for creating compelling visuals from a computer screen. The tipsheet ends with examples of journalism in which social networks have been well utilized.