Eight Uses of Foursquare for Journalism

Via: Poynter’s Mobile Media:

Mandy Jenkins outlines how Foursquare can be invaluable to reporters and bloggers looking to find out more about the people and places around their neighborhood or coverage area.

  • Find a source with ties to a specific location.
  • Find a source on the scene fast.
  • See where your contacts are and where they regularly go.
  • Alert people to news at a location.
  • Use your expertise (and drive traffic to your stuff) with tips.
  • Learn about a location.
  • See where the people are.
  • Show where you go.