When Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks finally ended at 1 a.m. Thursday – after 3 overtimes – the jobs of many journalists, especially those with the NBC affiliates, were just getting started
I put together a Storify story below showing how those anchors and reporters managed to keep themselves busy while they waited two hours for someone – anyone – to score.
If you’re not on Twitter, hashtags are those pound sign #thingys that occasionally crept onto your Facebook feed. (If you are on Twitter, you already knew that and hopefully you’re following me.)
Hashtags are useful on Twitter both as a way to search topics (#chsnews is the best way to search for news in #chs) and to be funny. #sometimes
It will be interesting to see what the effect will be on Facebook. I imagine we’ll start using on The Post and Courier’s Facebook account right away, especially for large news events. It will benefit us because people searching for a topic we posted about will find us, and it will benefit you if you’re the person searching for information on a topic.
You are LaToria Butts, celebrating the huge accomplishment of graduating nursing school at Trident Tech, when your fiance’ Brandon White steps on to the stage and calls your name … and then he drops to one knee …
What happens next? Watch it unfold here on YouTube: