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Veterans Law: Portals, News, & Media

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019 2:52 PM

Surveying the Landscape

The sources on this page may prove useful as a starting point to get your bearings and to see what's being talked about in the media and the public.

Contents

Research Guides & Portals

- News & Blogs

- Evaluating News

- Twitter

 

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Research Guides & Portals

What's in the News? (including Legal Blogs)

Evaluating News Sources

Twitter Resources

Twitter is a social media site where one can find links, and current topics of discussion.
Among others, there are many government officials, journalists, academics who post on Twitter.
 

Some veteran-related Twitter Accounts:

Erie County Veterans @CountyVeterans
Dept of Veterans Affairs @DeptVetAffairs
VeteransToday @veteranstoday
For the Veterans @ForTheVeterans
Veterans Law Library  @avemarialibrary
Veterans Health‏ @VeteransHealth
StatesideLegal.org @statesidelegal
Military Assistance Project (MAP) @MapPhiladelphia
Able Veterans @AbleVeterans
Arlington National Cemetery  @ArlingtonNatl
VoteVets @votevets
Stars and Stripes @starsandstripes
Hiring Our Heroes@hiringourheroes
Debbie Burak @DearVADotCom


Selected Twitter Lists:

A list is a curated group of Twitter accounts.

VA Medical Centers (91 members) by Veterans Affairs
Military (120 Members) A public list by Veterans Affairs
Veterans Organizations (48 Members) A public list by Veterans Affairs
Cabinet Level Agencies (20 Members) A public list by Veterans Affairs
VA (99 Members) A public list by Veterans Affairs
employment (54 Members) A public list by Able Veterans
non-profits (52 Members) A public list by Able Veterans
vetbenefits (34 Members) A public list by Veterans Updates
Veteran resources (44 Members) A public list by by Stars and Stripes
Veterans Agenda  (49 members) A public list by Services for the UnderServed (S:US)
military family (94 members) A public list by Pets for Patriots
Pentagon Press Corps (79 Members) A public list by U.S. Dept of Defense
Stripes reporters  (36 members) A public list by Stars and Stripes
MilitaryOrganizations (241 Members) by ILoveMyTroops.com
Other lists by AbleVeterans

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Selected Twitter Hashtags:

A hashtag is used to index or bring together posts on specific topics on Twitter.

#WomenVets
#Veterans
#BlueWaterVets
#VA
#AgentOrange