Date

Sun - 24.09.2017


News as a process: How journalism works in the age of Twitter

News as a process: How journalism works in the age of Twitter

by Mathew Ingram

We've written many times about how journalism is changing in the age of social media, thanks to what Om has called the "democracy of distribution" provided by tools like Twitter -- and how everyone now has the opportunity to function as a journalist, even for a short time, during news events like the attack on Osama bin Laden's compound. A new study of the way information flowed during the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt earlier this year paints a fascinating picture of how what some call "news as a process" works, and the roles bloggers, mainstream media and other actors play during a breaking news event. More than anything, it's a portrait of what the news looks like now.

Continue reading on GigaOM

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-12-22 17:24

Shaping the Future of the News Publishing


© 2015 WAN-IFRA - World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Footer Navigation