NCAA lifts ban that limited reporters’ in-game tweets

NCAA lifts ban that limited reporters’ in-game tweets

The NCAA has backtracked on a rule that restricted the number of updates reporters were allowed to post to social media during postseason events. A meeting between the NCAA and the Associated Press Sports Editors confirmed that the policy is no longer in effect, and APSE president Gerry Ahern told GeekWire “the NCAA decided that there’s no reason to put a limit on live Tweets per game.” According to Ahern, the NCAA changed its mind after realizing that frequent tweeting would actually make it more likely for people to switch on the TV and watch a game, rather than rely on social media for updates. The University of Washington came under fire last year for enforcing rules based on NCAA policy; tweeting from games was permitted as long as…

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