Found December 08, 2011 on Mashable:
The Virginia Tech campus, scene of a horrific shooting back in 2007, reported that shots were fired on campus again Thursday at 1 p.m. ET. USA Today was the first major outlet to tweet the story to its nearly 205,200 followers. Other media quickly followed suit, and news about the shooting has been spreading over Twitter for the past several hours. As of 2:20 p.m. ET, campus paper The Collegiate Times‘ website was down, and the paper has since been relying on Facebook and Twitter to share news with its readership. Follow Mashable as we bring you the latest tweets and other digital media uploaded from the Virginia Tech campus: View the story “Virginia Tech Shooting” on Storify] Image courtesy of iStockphoto, wellphoto More About: Facebook, journalism, Twitter, virginia tech shootings

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