TITLE

Social Media: The Ground Shifts

AUTHOR(S)
GORDON, RICHARD
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2009, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author explores the challenges being faced by journalists, news organizations and media companies embracing social media from the emergence of social networks serving as Web services and not Web sites. He discusses how Facebook and Twitter are driving the latest evolution of interpersonal communication and highlights their most significant attributes. The author also highlights the implications of social interaction tools for online journalism. He offers information on News Mixer, a Web site prototype developed to improve user experience.
ACCESSION #
44784530

 

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