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Twitter: it's a medium not a platform

Beckett, Charlie (2009) Twitter: it's a medium not a platform. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (23 Mar 2009). Blog.

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Abstract

So I am on a panel talking about Twitter, while Jemima ‘mistress of multi-skilling’ Kiss is Tweeting to the few enterprising students who are Tweeting while another is broadcasting it on Qik. Then Anthony Thornton from IPCmedia says “Twitter is a not a platform, it’s the medium for short-term communication”. And he’s right.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2009 The Author(s)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 07:22
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 07:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77950

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