Online journalism bloggers on Virginia massacre

A roundup of some online journalism bloggers’ posts regarding today’s shootings:

[UPDATE] Poynter’s Al Tompkins has links to all sorts of excellent coverage:

Steve Outing: Social networking plays a role in another big story

Bloggers Blog: Blogs, Cell Phones Provide Coverage of Virginia Tech Shootings

Innovation in College Media: The problem with pre-roll advertisements: now is not the time

Mashable!: Virginia Tech Shootings: Facebook Groups to Join

Arvinder Kang: Virginia Tech Shooting- News Coverage Analysis (via Bryan Murley)

Make sure to check the Roanoke Times’ blog-style coverage. They were quick to get maps, video, photos and all other sorts of content to their site. Also, Josh Hallett points out how the university wisely switched to a low-bandwidth version of their site.

Author: Danny Sanchez

Danny Sanchez is the Audience Development Manager at Tribune's and Danny has been with Tribune since 2005 in a variety of editorial, digital and product development roles in Hartford, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. He has also previously worked in the newsrooms of the Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald.