What Is Journalism's Place in Social Media?

September 2009
Nieman Reports;Fall2009, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p5
The author suggests ways by which journalists can play roles that bring journalistic values into social media. She discourages looking at social media as merely tools for journalism. She suggests understanding various social media sites and the ways they can enhance the work journalists do. She also explores the question about what verification means in the age of social media and what role journalism does play in making sure information is verified.


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