In the spirit of Twitter’s birthday and NCAA March Madness, this link is a prime example of how twitter can be not only a news source…but a source for rumors. It highlights the twitter timeline related to the University of Missouri-Columbia Head Coach Mike Anderson’s “move to Arkansas.”

http://www.hogdb.com/2011/03/20/mike-anderson-arkansas-rumor-a-twitter-timeline/

All journalists must be careful when using twitter as a source, and also when retweeting stories from others.

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