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How journalists can get the best from Reddit

| July 21, 2014 – 4:11 pm | 5,935 views
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Reddit has gained widespread popularity over the last few years years, and – as covered in a recent Journalism.co.uk article – is used by many journalists as a news source or a sounding board for ideas, as well as for verification and engagement.

Reddit is a self-gatekeeping community known for the original content posted by its user-base, as well as links to other content on the web, which can be either up or down-voted by other users.

For new users, the platform – which comes with its own quirks and terminology – can initially appear daunting.

However, with a bit of practice, it becomes easy to navigate your way through the vast amount of content posted to the site each day.

5 ways journalists can use private social networks

| June 27, 2014 – 5:07 pm | 3,850 views
By <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/alvy/12769823803/in/photolist-ksqFHV-dzeR3Y-ksmHPM-eXRpXc-g6XG2r-g6WNbK-iZ7JrZ-iZbsub-iZ7yYR-iZ7yzV-iZ8REn-iZbqmd-iZ9Evh-iZ7vGF-iZbo7o-dz9nnc-dz9nm6-kZMPsp-g74BKw-9h86Zj-nK5awU-dEf4sN-e3RdY5-feKUFq-efkJg6-d5eF5A-jkxVM5-9yyhRC-fPnaAU-dUzAmn-fP5C7K-jF4b8N-ktTk98-gv4UtU-cwCTXN-e9SJmy-fbCVcX-fJSFdX-dxv6yu-nDe7zJ-fDYoHF-f5Zgyi-cwCTWJ-cwCTo5-cwCTi5-cwCT33-cwCSYS-cwCSSG-cwCSwS-gv5d5H/">Alvaro Ibanez</a> on Flickr

Private social media, one of the digital trends journalists should follow this year, has emerged as a new way of connecting with the audience and an opportunity to pull in more readers, viewers and listeners.

We’ve put together a list of five ways journalists have been using private social networks recently to show what can be done.