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Twitter Feed Of Year Winner On 'News Process'

  • The Drum, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 1:42 PM

Guardian journalist Paul Lewis gives revealing insight into how  he uses social media to break stories after winning Twitter Feed of the Year at the Online Media Awards. Lewis, who was praised for his eye-witness accounts on Twitter during the London Riots, described Twitter as a "collaborative news process" and spoke about how users of the site can help journalists separate fact from fiction. And Lewis was unequivocal about where the media industry is headed, saying: "Most people who work in this industry will recognise -- they may not welcome it -- that all journalism in the future will be online journalism of one kind or another."

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