Resources: How Social Media Has Changed Coverage of the Judiciary


Associated Press (2009).  “Kan. Reporter Gets OK to Use Twitter to Cover Federal Gang Trial,” First Amendment Center, March 6.

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.

Glaberson, W. (2010a).  “Chesire Appeal Will Point to Twitter,” New York Times, December 1.

— (2010a).  “A Grisly Murder Trial, in 140-Character Bits,” New York Times, October 15.

Harbison, N. (2010).  “10 Ways Journalists and the Media Use Twitter,” Next Web, June 12.

Kiesow, D. (2010).  “Portland Press Herald Drops Reader Comments in Response to ‘Vicious Postings,’” Poynter Institute, October 19.

Luning, E. (2009).  “Judge Orders Twitter in Court, Lets Bloggers Cover Infant-Abuse Trial,” Colorado Independent, January 5.

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.

Thornton, P. (2009).  “Racism, Attacks Lead News Sites to Disable Story Comments,” Poynter Institute, July 23.

“Watching the Christian-Newsom Trial on Twitter,” Knoxville News Sentinel, August 13.