Journalist Twitter Chat Reveals Collaboration Do’s and Don’t’s

    by Jenny Xie
    October 2, 2012
    A recent Twitter chat among web journalists suggested a shared optimism about collaboration. Photo by "Alberto Romero via Flickr":http://www.flickr.com/photos/denegro/3050192249/.

    In August, journalists, editors, and other digital media producers tuned in to the biweekly web journalist Twitter chat (#wjchat) to share their collaboration experiences. The chat covered a wide range of topics, from qualities of the ideal collaborator to working with members of the public. Here is a record of the questions and popular answers from the chat.

    Best collaborators are natural tinkerers and not afraid to fail, or start over." -@bymattberger

    Jenny Xie is the PBS MediaShift editorial intern. Jenny is a senior at Massachusetts Institute of Technology studying architecture and management. She is a digital-media junkie fascinated by the intersection of media, design, and technology. Jenny can be found blogging for MIT Admissions, tweeting @canonind, and sharing her latest work and interests here.

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