When once we used card catalogs and encyclopedias to look up information, we now use social media to collect and consume news. Micro communities have been formed as a result of the evolution of these sites to connect and communicate.
Twitter, for example, has a growing population of higher education administrators, journalists, education reporters, and higher ed associations. We have compiled a list of the best education (K-12) and higher education journalists to follow on Twitter. Whether you are a public relations specialist, higher education administrator, traditional college student or even an online college student, these Twitter accounts will provide up-to-the minute news and helpful resources on all things higher education, college, ed tech, and beyond.
Jessica Shepherd @jessshepherd1
Education journalist at the Guardian
Kerry Benefield @Benefield
Covering education and schools in Sonoma County, California,
Howard Blume @howardblume
L.A. Times education reporter, Howard Blume covers all thing #edu in the LA area and beyond.
Nanette Asimov @NanetteAsimov
Higher Education Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.comm, Nanette is a seasoned education journalist.
Tanya Roscorla @reportertanya
Education reporter for Converge Magazine, a leading ed tech and higher education publication
Liz Bowie @lizbowie
Education reporter for The Baltimore Sun. Find her posts here: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/education/blog/
Jenna Ross @ByJenna
Higher education reporter for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Alexander Russo @alexanderrusso
This Brooklyn-based freelance education writer used to be a Hill staffer.
Holly Hacker @hollyhacker
Holly covers higher education at The Dallas Morning News, plus some K-12 for good measure.
Libby Quaid @lquaid
AP education writer Libby Quaid offers the top education stories from around the nation.
Erica Perez @ericafperez
Erica is the hgher education reporter for California Watch. Her education tweets are investigative and news-driven in nature.
Jeff Selingo @jselingo
Blogger, writer, speaker on future of higher ed. Editorial Director of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Author ‘College (Un)Bound,’ coming in 2013.
Ian Wilhelm @ianwilhelm
Associate editor of global news for The Chronicle of Higher Education. Interested in study abroad, faculty exchange, and universities’ role in foreign aid.
Jenna Johnson @wpjenna
Washington Post higher ed reporter and Campus Overload blogger Jenna Johnson stays on the pulse with current events and higher ed news.
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