Court Journalists Using Social Media To Get Readers, Sources

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Journalists usually learn more about a story than they can possibly get published or on the air. For some who cover courts, social media is the solution. Speaking yesterday at the Society of Professional Journalists-Radio Television Digital News Association convention in New Orleans, Rebecca Baker of the Journal News in New York's Lower Hudson Valley said her co-authored blog, Completely Legal, helps her expand her coverage and connect with sources. "It benefits readers with more information that they can't get in the paper," said Baker . . .

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