Twitter RTs: Or how lies can still travel faster than truth?

In the wake of that extraordinary piece of Television last week in Dublin, Stephen Waddington, a PR specialising in Digital Comms in London has this nice piece on the problem of RTing on Twitter, often without looking at the original content… I particularly like this from @domburch:

Adds This is also relevant from a couple of days ago; on the use of Twitter as an unqualified lead

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty