Two views of social media's value
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"Social media is a ‘time suck,’ like lots of useful journalism tools," Steve Buttry writes as he discusses contrasting views from two current journalism conferences. At the Associated Press Managing Editors meeting, one top AP editor called social media a "time suck," Buttry writes. But at the Online News Association's conference, panelists outlined best social media practices for journalists. More tips from Tim Nekritz.