What do you want from Twitter news sources?

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof asked his Twitter followers what they want from journalists (and by extension, PR reps), and they answered.

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Shortly before he was slated to give a newsroom talk on the topic of social media, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof asked his own Twitter followers a simple question: “What kind of journo-tweets do you look for?”

His followers responded with some advice that applies not only to journalists, but PR representatives, bloggers and anyone else who Twitter users might turn to for information. Some of the best tips:

@OllieJonesMMA: replying to followers once in a while is golden.

@TomRaftery: Keep tweets short (re-tweetable), have essence of story in the tweet & a link(!)

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