A guide for ENGL 2501 and ENGL 3801
Adding to my list of advice for digital journalists: in addition to “always have your camera,” make sure you always grab a screenshot when a Tweet looks too good to be true!
Thanks to conservative Texas Republican State Sen. Dan Patrick for this illustration of why you should edit tweets with rigor:
— Aman Batheja (@amanbatheja) February 26, 2014
When Dan Patrick has a twitter typo, he has one heck of a twitter typo. pic.twitter.com/1gRwqKqNGP
— Michael Li (@mcpli) February 26, 2014
Here’s what Patrick meant to tweet:
MARRIAGE= ONE MAN & ONE WOMAN. Enough of these activist judges. FAVORITE if you agree. I know the silent majority out there is with us!
— Dan Patrick (@DanPatrick) February 26, 2014
If you go to the original tweet now, though, here’s what you see:
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