journalism Tweeting: the new speed of news Adam Tinworth Adam has been a blogger for over 15 years, and a journalist for more than 20. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better online journalism. More posts by Adam Tinworth. Adam Tinworth 30 Aug 2011 • 1 min read Can you tweet faster than an earthquake travels? Twitter thinks so: Here’s Twitter traffic mentioning earthquakes in the 12 minutes after the quake: I wonder how many news outlets had information up on their site within 12 minutes?