Sky News Twitter clampdown #savefieldproducer

Neal Mann aka @fieldproducer is one of the English-speaking jounalists on Twitter who opened the world up for me and showed what the social media can do/be used for. Now it seems that he no longer can retweet our tweets. This "we" includes me and possibly you, and Britain's Labour party leader, Sweden's foreign minister, the POTUS, and so on. What a loss if he can't "spread the word".
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pajh @gominokouhai
@kevinbakhurst @newsmary Not a problem. Sky News journos haven't provided any information for a long time now.
The Devastating Audacity Of Hope Mary Hamilton @newsmary
@gominokouhai That's just untrue. Obvious example is @fieldproducer but there are plenty of other excellent Sky journos on Twitter.
pajh @gominokouhai
@newsmary Okay, I'm being facetious, but you've got a good point.
The usual tweets by @fieldproducer (RTs and chats):
Neal Mann @fieldproducer
RT @AlArabiya_Eng Syria regime vows to pursue onslaught against 'terrorists' in Homs
Neal Mann @fieldproducer
Russian Foreign Minister --> RT @shaunwalker7 Lavrov has arrived in Damascus a few minutes ago, says MID
Neal Mann @fieldproducer
RT @Skytwitius: Syrian National Council and FSA issue joint appeal to businessmen to finance 'self defence operations'. Deeper and deeper....
Jonathan Haynes @JonathanHaynes
RT @fieldproducer: RT @SkyNewsEd Aircraft has landed safely at Belfast International.
Thomas Feaheny @ThomasFeaheny
@fieldproducer If you can teach me how to use Twitter teaching you gran should be easy.
Andy Halls @AndyBizarre
@fieldproducer impressive. My grandad, aged 82, is a Times+ iPad subscriber.
Neal Mann @fieldproducer
@NickRH14 you can see the notes on the piece of paper on the left! It's a must.
Evie Varthi  @evievarthi
@fieldproducer: A true silver surfer, my 90 year old gran on her iPad http://t.co/lppewm6r” God bless her! Reminds me of my super gran!
Neal Mann @fieldproducer
@emmaboon iPad really is easy for the elderly to use, well worth investing in
rsidney @rdotsidney
@fieldproducer @emmaboon won't oldies forget where they last put their ipad or drop it when using it? a solid laptop on the table better
cheryl dash @battydash
@fieldproducer @jamiesont Brilliant my Dad also 90 is very computer literate. There was something in water that year http://t.co/RNlZ5iar
Rob Harris @RobHarris
RT @fieldproducer: Story of day - Undercover police officer 'chased himself' after being mistaken for burglar on CCTV http://t.co/qLsPfiU6
Andrew Hough @andrew_hough
By me RT @fieldproducer: Story of day U/cover cop 'chased himself' after being mistkn 4 burglar on CCTV http://t.co/70mBbmmR via @Telegraph
Julian Gough @juliangough
The policeman who chased himself... This story (via @fieldproducer) is going to be SO ripped off by UK sitcom writers: http://t.co/k6ffg5Z6
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Kevin Bakhurst @kevinbakhurst
I'm told #SkyNews have stopped their journos retweeting information/tweets from journalists or people not working for Sky. Must be wrong??
Josh Halliday @JoshHalliday
@kevinbakhurst Good old @fieldproducer can't stop retweeting non-Sky employees – and he's the man who should know..
Kevin Bakhurst @kevinbakhurst
If that's true re #SkyNews - I can't see how they can engage on Twitter effectively? Must be wrong - someone tell me...
Kevin Bakhurst @kevinbakhurst
@benfenton no idea - it's so bizarre that maybe it's not right...but I was told it on good authority
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