I thought the following two Twitter posts from journalism student Tuuli Platner neatly demonstrate how the platform can be used to involve readers in the drama of newsgathering and build anticipation (read from the bottom up):
Now, don’t you want to read the story that came out of it?
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That’s a cool thing to mention. I have written an article about how you can source scoops using Twitter and included Tuuli. Read it on http://blog.reportwitters.com/2008/02/24/sourcing-twitter-for-scoops/
Angelique van Engelen