Resources: How Social Media Has Changed Coverage of the Judiciary

Resources

Associated Press (2009).  “Kan. Reporter Gets OK to Use Twitter to Cover Federal Gang Trial,” First Amendment Center, March 6.  www.firstamendmentcenter.org/news.aspx?id=21329

Conference of Court Public Information Officers (2010).  New Media and the Courts: The Current Status and a Look at the Future.  Williamsburg, VA:  Conference of Court Public Information Officers. www.ccpio.org/newmediareport.htm

Glaberson, W. (2010a).  “Chesire Appeal Will Point to Twitter,” New York Times, December 1.  www.nytimes.com/2010/12/02/nyregion/02cheshire.html

— (2010a).  “A Grisly Murder Trial, in 140-Character Bits,” New York Times, October 15. www.nytimes.com/2010/10/16/nyregion/16cheshire.html?_r=2&hp=&pagewanted=all

Harbison, N. (2010).  “10 Ways Journalists and the Media Use Twitter,” Next Web, June 12.  http://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2010/12/06/10-ways-journalists-and-the-media-use-twitter

Kiesow, D. (2010).  “Portland Press Herald Drops Reader Comments in Response to ‘Vicious Postings,’” Poynter Institute, October 19. www.poynter.org/latest-news/top-stories/106403/portland-press-herald-drops-reader-comments-in-response-to-vicious-postings

Luning, E. (2009).  “Judge Orders Twitter in Court, Lets Bloggers Cover Infant-Abuse Trial,” Colorado Independent, January 5. http://coloradoindependent.com/18805/judge-orders-twitter-in-the-courtlets-bloggers-cover-infant-abuse-trial

News Gathering Committee, Defense Counsel Section (n.d.).  “Model Policy on Access and Use of Electronic Portable Devices in Courthouse and Courtrooms.”  Report, Media Law Resource Center, New York. www.medialaw.org/Template.cfm?Section=Home&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=9298

Thornton, P. (2009).  “Racism, Attacks Lead News Sites to Disable Story Comments,” Poynter Institute, July 23. www.poynter.org/latest-news/top-stories/97416/racism-attacks-lead-news-sitesto-disable-story-comments

“Watching the Christian-Newsom Trial on Twitter,” Knoxville News Sentinel, August 13.  www.knoxnews.com/news/2009/aug/13/watching-christian-newsom-twitter