The Media TwitteratiS

We gratuitously mocked Times columnist Nick Kristof's Twitter feed last week. But the truth is that he's in good company. Lots of big-shot media people—including many Gawker "favorites"!—have Twitters, despite the fact that Twitter is proven to destroy journalism. We haven't been paying enough attention to their various tweets about this and that. After the jump, we condense the offering of five famous media twits into bite-sized packages:

Julia Allison, fameball extraordinaire
Dominant themes: Sex, famous people, faux-exhaustion

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS




Laurel Touby, founder of Mediabistro
Dominant themes: Uninteresting media minutiae, uninteresting life minutiae

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS




John Dickerson, Slate political writer
Dominant themes: His kids, pithy self-deprecation, Twitter itself

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS




Jennifer 8 Lee, NYT trend specialist
Dominant themes: Food

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS




Bonnie Fuller, former US Weekly editor, currently only vaguely employed
Dominant theme: Sad, Jackie Harvey-like simulacrum of the editorial content of an actual celebrity magazine

The Media TwitteratiS

The Media TwitteratiS