Twitter made even easier (using Jott)

I just discovered Jott.com, a very cool voice service that can interact with other web applications. Tonight I’ve been trying it out with RemberTheMilk, a web to-do utility that interacts nicely with Google Calendar. By using Jott, I can speak into my cell phone while I’m away from my computer and very easily add a…

Call in the Twitter posse

Here’s yet another Twitter+journalism idea, via PBS MediaShift: Twitter posses. As J.D. Lasica explains, the concept is to have reporters begin using the immediacy and interactivity of Twitter: “A beat reporter could enlist a dozen or two dozen passionate, driven readers to serve as a kind of Twitter posse. Whenever she was about to tackle…

How about a Twitter city desk?

Last night I was talking to a reporter about Twitter and its implications for journalism. I’d previously written a blog item on this topic for Poynter’s E-Media Tidbits. That conversation helped me come up with another idea: the Twittering city desk. Is anyone trying this yet? The idea is simple enough. We are now in…