Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: Twitter

Tweet fleet

Which Oklahoma celebs on Twitter are worth following or forgetting?


Andrew Gilman
The Twitterverse is a great, big place filled with possibilities. We looked at a few Twitter-happy celebrities from Oklahoma, and whether they’re worth your precious time.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Tishomingo blues


Gazette staff
You guys! Miranda Lambert’s dog is missing. She tweeted the news to Chicken-Fried News personally. And also to her 1.3 million other followers. But still, we think she was mainly reaching out to us.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Flea circus

Boy, the OKC Thunder sure does rub some music stars the wrong way.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tweet heat

A sharply worded message on social media from Oklahoma's House speaker to a college dean raises some eyebrows.


Greg Horton
A Twitter message by state House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, raised some hackles last month for suggesting cuts to higher education while also seeming to threaten the job of a college dean.
Monday, April 8, 2013

Mack the strife


Gazette staff
Oh, Seattle, isn't it time to move on? Yes, Oklahoma City has your old NBA team. But that was five years ago. Let go of the anger.
Monday, May 13, 2013

To catch a crook

Local law enforcement agencies turn to social media in their fight against crime.


Brendan Hoover
Local law enforcement agencies are enlisting help from the public in fighting crime through social media. Through Facebook, Twitter and other online methods, they can release information faster and easier than ever, said Mark Myers, Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) spokesman.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

A tragedy on Twitter

The May 20 tornado and its aftermath unfold in 140 characters or less.


Jenn Scott
The digital age has revolutionized how we interact with one another. In the case of the May 20 tornado, it provides a unique snapshot of history as it unfolds.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In cars

A TV meteorologist’s urging to ‘drive south’ during the May 31 tornado sparks a storm of anger on social media.


Tim Farley
Spencer Hicks won’t be watching or listening to KFOR Channel 4 meteorologist Mike Morgan anymore.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

CFN Quote (and Possibly Advertisement) of the Week


Gazette staff
“Thank you to the engineers who developed the safety features of my F-150 that allowed us to walk away from [the May 31 tornado]. I’ll be getting another F-150 as soon as I can!”
Wednesday, June 19, 2013