Finally, something positive about journalism and Twitter!

Twitter bird cartoon by Hugh MacLeod

Those of you who’ve been reading me for a while will know I get frustrated by the curmudgeonly journalists who whinge that the end of the world is nigh. (If not, here’s a catch-up reading list.) Finally today I found a more positive view with which I wholeheartedly agree.

Reuters news editor David Schlesinger has been using Twitter to cover the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. His live tweets broke news even faster than Reuters’ own news wires. But is he worried this is the end of journalism? No.

Bring it on, I say!

There’s a nice slab of Schlesinger’s full blog post, as well as the comment I posted, over the fold.

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