Missoula robberies spark #UMlockdown hashtag

If you were following the state news at all yesterday on Twitter, then you probably already know about the hashtag #UMlockdown which manifested around the tense situation in Missoula on Thursday morning. A couple of businesses were robbed by an armed man who was then on the loose in the campus area. UM went into… Continue reading Missoula robberies spark #UMlockdown hashtag

Most tweeted moment in Montana history?

Today, former UM quarterback Jordan Johnson was acquitted of rape. The trial was followed in detail by a number of live-tweeting accounts, including the Montana Kaimin, the Missoulian and numerous TV stations. The details of the trials ins and outs became regular reading for Montana Twitter users. Here are the last few minutes of the… Continue reading Most tweeted moment in Montana history?

Mythbusting

“I didn’t realize there are ‘coverage areas’ for news… Too bad huh?” These words came to me in [a comment posted to our Facebook page](https://www.facebook.com/dailychronicle/posts/10151183204615874?comment_id=24581150&offset=0&total_comments=8) in a thread complaining about our lack of coverage of a house explosion in Harrison that badly burned a 34-year-old woman. It began with [this comment](https://www.facebook.com/dailychronicle/posts/10151183204615874): >It’s so sad that… Continue reading Mythbusting

The Web goes mobile and parks itself in Bozeman

Where I come from, WoW stands for World of Warcraft, but apparently the good people of Missoula County now say it stands for Web on Wheels, a bus loaded up with Web-linked computers that travels the rural parts of the county. The bus, a new branch of the Missoula Public Library, will be in Bozeman… Continue reading The Web goes mobile and parks itself in Bozeman