To test the effectiveness of Twitter and Facebook, 5 reporters — locked in a house — will report using those media only

The RFP French-language public broadcasters association has selected five journalists from Europe and Canada to live in a house in southern France for five days. Their only access to the outside world will be through Twitter and Facebook. The goal: To determine if these media are reliable news sources. Related RobinBrown 30 free tools for online journalists.

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