[Ads-l] to live-tweet

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 7 10:59:39 EDT 2017


To me, there is no clear context in the headline, "Will Trump Tweet During
Comey Hearing?" For example, he could tweet about another issue to distract
from the hearing.

DanG

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> The context suggests he would be Tweeting about the hearing.
>
> T: "There's a Congressional hearing, and I'm live-Tweeting."
> J: "What are you live-Tweeting about?"
> T: "The hearing, lunkhead!"
> J: "Oh, I thought you were live-Tweeting about the executive order on your
> desk."
> T: "Why would you think that?"
> J: "Because I'm a lunkhead?"
>
> JL
>
>
> "
>
> JL
>
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 10:03 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > He could be tweeting​ about something else. Live-tweet keeps it in the
> > context of the event.
> >
> > On Jun 7, 2017 9:56 AM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > So, in other words, "Will Trump Tweet During Comey Hearing?" would have
> > > been far less informative.
> > >
> > > JL
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
> > >
> > > > There's also the related "live-blog".
> > > >
> > > > Jim Parish
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 6/7/2017 8:44 AM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> It means he will tweet during the event, not waiting until it is
> > > finished.
> > > >>
> > > >> On Jun 6, 2017 9:55 PM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> CNN chyron:
> > > >>>
> > > >>> "Will Trump Live-Tweet During Comey Hearing?"
> > > >>>
> > > >>> It's Tweeting in real time, if you see what I'm getting at.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> JL
> > > >>>
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