Joy Mayer, 2010-2011 Fellow
The American Society of News Editors has released its social media best practices for news organizations, researched and written by Politico's James Hohmann.
The pdf includes really interesting and helpful sample social media policies, and I highly recommend holding onto those as a resource. (The Guardian's policy specifically is one I really admire.)
There's a lot in this document that's good. It presents 10 key takeaways, and offers some really useful teachable moments and policy excerpts for each. I applaud ASNE for making this available, and I hope it starts some good conversations.
I also disagree with some of the findings. Here are my quick reactions to the paper's 10 key points