For this weeks web module i have chosen to follow three of my favourite journalists on Twitter and analyse how each of these professionals utilise the Twitter platform.
Tom Tilley is the presenter of a current affairs program called Hack which airs daily on National youth radio broadcaster, Triple J. Tilley has 24,500 Twitter followers and he has posted over 3,000 Tweets.
Tilley primarily uses his Twitter profile to create discussions surrounding his work on the Hack program. Tilley also regularly Retweet news and current affairs information from sources including ABC Australia, Rugby Union Australia and The Australian Newspaper.
Nick Bowen is an AFL reporter for the website AFL.COM.AU. Mr Bown utilises his Twitter profile in a professional capacity, publishing tweets mainly related to AFL news. Mr Bowen publishes content on a regular basis and often choses Twitter as her preferred destination to publish breaking news from within the AFL industry.
Australian political Journalist Bernard Keene regularly utilises the Twitter platform to publish links to his journalism work. Keen is also an avid Retweeter, sharing the work of others on a daily basis. Mr Keene often posts light hearted and witty Tweets about his views on the Australian political landscape as well as occasional insights into his personal life.