@NewsHourLive 9/11 anniversary tweeting memorial

  1. Starting at 12:01 a.m. ET Sept. 9, 2011, the PBS NewsHour’s @NewsHourLive account tweeted the nearly 3,000 names of the victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The tweets ended about 3 a.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 12. It allowed people to follow and see names show up on their feed or check in on the account periodically throughout the weekend.
  2. This blog post previewed the tweeting memorial:
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    Starting now, @NewsHourLive will tweet the nearly 3,000 names of the victims of the attacks on 9/11 to.pbs.org/nHKTrO
    Fri, Sep 09 2011 00:14:47
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    Charles Alan Zion, World Trade Center
    Fri, Sep 09 2011 00:01:23

“The news doesn’t stop. Neither should you.”

  1. “The news doesn’t stop. Neither should you.”
  2. In response to the hacking of the PBS and PBS NewsHour websites, I acted quickly to inform our followers that Tupac was in fact, still dead, and kept them updated on the situation as it continued. Later, at my suggestion, we turned to Tumblr, when our site was completely down.