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Information for Lawyers, Ideas for Journalists: Week of July 2

Here’s our weekly roundup of PR client news, along with links to stories on a variety of topics, including writing for the Internet, social media tips, legal PR insights, practice management and new legal decisions and trends.

Real-Life Judges and Lawyers Star in Ron Sylvester’s YouTube Videos

When it comes to reporting, Ron Sylvester is no rookie. He’s spent 30 years as a journalist, the last 10 as the courthouse and legal affairs reporter for the Wichita Eagle. But his talent for storytelling isn’t confined to print. Sylvester was one of the first beat reporters in the nation to tweet from the courtroom, and in 2008 he launched a blog named after the quote attributed to Jerome Frank that explains how a judge reaches a decision: “What the Judge Ate for Breakfast.”

Recommended Reading: 10 Notable Links

I spend a lot of time – probably too much – online, reading the latest news articles, blog posts and magazine stories that touch on the law, writing, technology and business management. I often tweet links to my Twitter followers. I also e-mail helpful or interesting nuggets to clients and friends.I’ve decided to take that practice a step further and offer a link-roundup segment.