Speaking tweet to power

The Murray Tweet index assesses the social media punching power of individual Irish journalists

2nd April, 2017

Twitter’s business model may be in trouble, but its notoriety as a communication platform has been brought to new heights by the presidency of Donald Trump.

Back in 2012, Trump famously tweeted “I love Twitter. . . it’s like owning your own newspaper – without the losses.”

Like many things Trump has said there was perhaps a grain of truth in it, but also a lot of hubris.

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