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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Twitter mania in #clarkclass--today's speaker

Mike Sherman, sports editor of The Oklahoman, returns to speak to #clarkclass, twitter for journalists, today. He brings enthusiasm, professionalism, a positive outlook on media, lots of sports experience and ideas, and honesty with a big smile and forthrightness. He's also a UCO grad.

If you're trying to follow #clarkclass, or want a taste of it, here are the links to today's reading/discussion assignments for the class, or you can just search #clarkclass on twitter.

1. What Journalists need to know:
https://twitter.com/Poynter/status/465987223913914369/photo/1

2. Social media and your career:
http://blogs.wsj.com/experts/2014/05/12/how-to-use-social-media-to-advance-your-career/?mod=e2tw

3. "Twibel"--libel: 
 http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/top-stories/235728/how-courtney-love-and-u-s-s-first-twitter-libel-trial-could-impact-journalists/

4. Twitter rules:
 https://support.twitter.com/groups/56-policies-violations/topics/236-twitter-rules-policies/articles/18311-the-twitter-rules#

5. What's trending
@trendinaliaOKC





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