Twitter http://ripr.org en TGIF: 15 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics + Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-15-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-1 <p>The year ended as 2013 began: with Rhode Island's political/media class fixated on the looming race for governor in 2014. At least we're a bit closer now. With that in mind, welcome back to my weekly column. Your tips and thoughts are always welcome at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and your cordially invited to follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:48:38 +0000 Ian Donnis 26598 at http://ripr.org Who Killed RI's Fake Political Twitter Accounts? http://ripr.org/post/who-killed-ris-fake-political-twitter-accounts <p>A series of fake Twitter accounts created to satirize at<a href="https://twitter.com/notAngelInPVD"> Angel Taveras</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/notGinaRaimondo">Gina Raimondo</a>,<a href="https://twitter.com/notKenBlock"> Ken Block</a>, and <a href="http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:BP_-H2qyN-IJ:https://twitter.com/notAllanFung+&amp;cd=1&amp;hl=en&amp;ct=clnk&amp;gl=us">Allan Fung </a>among<a href="https://twitter.com/NotRIAssembly"> others</a>, have been deleted. Exactly how and why this happened remains a mystery.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:42:09 +0000 Ian Donnis 24818 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 11 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics + Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-11-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-3 <p>Welcome back to my Friday column. Thanks for stopping by and, as always, feel free to drop me a line at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org and to follow me<a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon"> on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:46:38 +0000 Ian Donnis 24531 at http://ripr.org New RI Courts Social Media Policy Still in the Works http://ripr.org/post/new-ri-courts-social-media-policy-still-works <p>The long-sought trial of James "Whitey" Bulger in US District Court in Boston offers a great example of how Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Bulger&amp;src=hash">can carry the drama of legal action</a> to a far bigger audience. Tweets from a bevy of top crime reporters, including WPRI-TV's <a href="http://www.wpri.com/dpp/target_12/tim_white/long-anticipated-trial-of-whitey-bulger-begins">Tim White</a>, have offered a minute-by-minute account of the scene as the former fugitive mobster faces justice.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:54:47 +0000 Ian Donnis 16919 at http://ripr.org