Why One BP Subcontractor Tweeted the Top Kill
Published: Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 9:46 AM ET
By: Kate Kelly and Jesse Bergman
Digging into company’s dirty laundry was a job once left primarily to news media and a handful of muckrakers. But now, sites like Twitter, the stock-information network StockTwits, and other online bulletin boards are becoming virtual newsrooms where valuable information about earnings and corporate events are increasingly likely to break first.