Gettysburg battle coverage in 140 characters
Associated Press, Philadelphia Inquirer
This year's re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featured breaking news coverage of one of the pivotal fights on Twitter. Anthony Waskie, a Temple professor and Civil War aficionado, called it a "natural progression into new electronic media." He thinks General Stonewall Jackson would have embraced the technology, since he was an engineer very interested in new innovations.