Twitter the Future

Professor Peter Black reported yesterday on his blog that a judge in Colorado approved the use of twitter updates by journalists in his courtroom. The judge found that liveblogging a case is no different from newspaper reports and should therefore be treated the same way. The journalist’s twitter is here.

Also of note, Dr. Sanjay Gupta confirmed that Obama had approached him for the Surgeon General position via twitter after denying to comment to the New York Times and Huffington Post.


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