Get your own hashtag!

Well, since everybody at the Montana Legislature discovered Twitter a couple weeks ago (even Republicans), the #mtleg hashtag has become rife with partisan tweets. So, reporter Emilie Ritter started a new press core-focused hashtag: #mtlegnews. [blackbirdpie url=”″] That tweet came through on Wednesday. Since then, the hashtag has seen slow adoption while its parent, #mtleg,… Continue reading Get your own hashtag!

Montana Republicans discover Twitter

My wife, who has been following news about this year’s legislative session with gusto, pointed out the above-pictured Facebook posting to me this afternoon: Republicans take note! This article illustrates something many of us were unprepared for: the press use Twitter as a guide to what they should write about the legislature. We need to… Continue reading Montana Republicans discover Twitter