Here are some examples of the brilliant insights and revolutionary revelations you can get from someone at press row when they live tweet a college basketball and/or college football game:
“what a catch!”
“should have been a foul”
As it turns out, the University of Washington isn’t so thrilled about the idea of media members tweeting the live action of their games. The university has a “Live Coverage Policy” in place for media members. This policy was enacted before the start of the football season: 20 total tweets per hoops game, 45 for each football game.
And it applies to what tweets they judge to be as describing the game; not total tweets. As you no doubt have heard by now Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune got in trouble for crossing this rubicon. The school is pretty serious about this, one can even have their credentials revoked for this “offense.” Also “Twitter Jail” exists.
Twitter Jail is no tweeting if you’ve reached the limit of 100