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Twitter: 5 dangers for journalists

Beckett, Charlie (2013) Twitter: 5 dangers for journalists. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (27 Nov 2013). Website.

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Twitter is a good example of a social media network tool that can make journalism much more efficient and also more open. It improves journalists’ connective potential, to gather news, opinion and attention but also to disseminate their own content and improve the profile of their brand. But like any new technology or media innovation, it has dangers as well as delights. I usually write a lot about the opportunities of networked journalism, but here are some of the possible negatives when using Twitter.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 13:43
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:07

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