Nieman | Boston Globe creates a Twitter board for the newsroom ::great analogy – the new teletype bell::


…The Boston Globe newsroom now has a funky bank of monitors that displays Tweets throughout the day, as well as headlines from their websites… They’re calling it the Information Radiator. The name may sound a little super-villain-y, but it’s accurate: Goal One of the experimental installation is to increase the dissemination of information. Goal Two is to increase familiarity with the new world order at the Globe, which this fall will split into two online entities, the free and the subscriber-focused Goal Three is to encourage more Globe staffers to get active on Twitter.

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