How to find ‘feeds for leads’ on your beat

Journalists starting on a new beat need to quickly find out where to find useful leads, Paul Bradshaw writes. Sources such as RSS feeds, email newsletters and social networks can be crucial ways to find leads. Bradshaw outlines how to find news and blog sources through Google and RSS feeds, how to track down email newsletters on your beat, and how to use social networks and event websites for finding events and people inside your beat.