Sree Tips

Social-media etiquette for journalists


I’d like to improve my Twitter bio. Any tips?


Make sure you have your full name spelled out. Include your news organization’s name (if you are a freelancer, say that and mention some regular outlets); your e-mail address; your office phone number. If you are brave, like @BrianStelter, put your cell-phone number. I have created a collection of effective Twitter bios:

@ColumbiaJourn professor Sree Sreenivasan (@Sree) answers your social-media-etiquette questions. Send your queries via #asksree on Twitter or e-mail  (subject line = cjr etiquette).

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Sree Sreenivasan the Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University.