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Newhouse professor launches blog, Twitter feed to assist journalists in digital age

September 16, 2011

Wendy S. Loughlin
(315) 443-2785

Barbara Croll Fought, associate professor of broadcast and digital journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, has launched Ready Reporter, a blog and Twitter feed.

foughtFeaturing tips for reporters, Ready Reporter comprises two to three Twitter posts a week at @ReadyReporter, linked to a blog with more in-depth information at

“Reporters are being asked to do more and more—find good stories, report them in multiple platforms, tweet and engage viewers/readers/listeners on social media,” writes Fought in her inaugural post. “Ready Reporter is here to help reporters work quicker, better and smarter online.”

Fought, a former TV news special projects producer, joined the Newhouse faculty in 1993.

For more information about Ready Reporter, contact Fought at (315) 443-4054 or

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