Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Five Ways For Journalists to Resurface Old Content

Meena Thiruvengadam
Updated Jan. 22, 2013

Menna Thiruvengadam gives tips on how to use social media to find old content that you might have lost or are looking for. The first tip that she gives is to use Facebook's Timeline feature to organize your continuing coverage of your stories. "The Wall Street Journal used Facebook to create a timeline of its coverage of the Facebook IPO."

Another tip that she gives is to use Tumblr to share your photo archives with audiences. "In 2012, The New York Times took its Lively Morgue feature to Tumblr. Each photograph inclues a caption, date and name of the photographer who took it." Some of the photos that the New York Times used included a captions link back to some type of archived content.

Read More: Poynter

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