Twitter: The 140-Character News Cycle Dominates Conventions

The emergence of Twitter as a kind of first draft of campaign journalism appears to be the signal digital change for both the political parties and the candidates in 2012, according to a panel of social-media experts assembled by National Journal and The Atlantic at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

via Social Media News Headlines – Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/twitter-140-character-news-cycle-dominates-conventions-180916622–politics.html

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