Step one for using Twitter as a reporter: Master advanced search. July 9, 2012 by Steve Buttry Every reporter should be a frequent user of Twitter’s advanced search function.
I spent some time on the phone recently with a veteran reporter wanting some help in using Twitter effectively as a reporter. I’ve published lots of Twitter tips for journalists before and compiled resources for journalists using Twitter. Creating a Twitter Search, Hashtag, User, Favorites or List RSS Feed « Learning LibTech. [Update March 4, 2013] – As of March 5th, 2013, twitter will no longer support unauthenticated feeds of any kind and will be dropping support for RSS altogether (meaning you can only get JSON feeds).
Therefore, you will need to make your own (see comments for one suggestion) or use an app to follow specific feeds. Hashtag and Keyword Search So, almost every single tutorial told me to just find the magical RSS feed button to get a twitter search, but my understanding is that this button no longer exists! (or it exists for some people and not others, magical…). So, after much searching, I finally figured it out by changing twitter to the old layout and playing around with the link I found.
Your Timeline Topline. Tweet Scan - Twitter and Microblog Search.