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Steve Buttry

Director of Community Engagement & Social Media

Herndon, VA

Steve Buttry

I'm a journalist with print roots and digital blossoms.

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How journalists and newsrooms can use Pinterest

As Pinterest grows in use, it grows in value to journalists and news organizations. I don't pretend that I know all the ways that journalists should use Pinterest. My Digital First Media colleagues and I are discussing and experimenting with this now and many of them are well ahead of me.
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Suggestions (but not standards) for live tweeting

Suggestions (but not standards) for live tweeting September 6, 2011 by Steve Buttry "Do you know of any standards for content of live tweets?" a commenter asked on my blog recently. "I have students live tweet meetings and speeches. Would love some specific guidelines for what makes a good tweet," asked Michele Day, who teaches journalism at Northern Kentucky University.
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Updated and expanded Twitter tips for journalists

Someday Twitter tips will seem as unnecessary for most journalists as notebook tips. But in the past few weeks, I have encountered several journalists who were not using Twitter yet. A couple just within the last week asked my advice, so I decided to update my tips for journalists using Twitter, originally published in July 2009.
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About

Steve Buttry

I've been a reporter, editor, writing coach, trainer and various executive positions at seven newspapers, a digital startup, the American Press Institute and Digital First Media. In my 40-year journalism career, I have covered news, trained journalists and attended events in 44 states, nine Canadian provinces, Ireland, Venezuela, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador and Siberia.