Category Archives: Social media

Youtube challenges traditional journalism

The way that people get their news and who delivers it may change forever because of challenges from sites like Youtube and Twitter. The change is the result of the growth of social media and citizen journalism. The simplified definition of … Continue reading

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Social media enhances sports experience

Today, social media has become another popular option used to enhance the sports experience for fans and journalists. In the Internet era, fans are able to find out more information about sports faster than ever before. Social networks give fans … Continue reading

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Social media helps transform the world of journalism

Social media has helped transform the world of journalism in many ways. Journalists now have the opportunity to connect to the public instantly. Through tweets on Twitter and status updates on Facebook, reporters are able to receive feedback from their … Continue reading

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Social media role in journalism questioned

Social media has had a huge rise in popularity over the past few years, but how has this affected journalism? Is social media killing journalism or is it helping to reshape journalism in a good way? There are arguments for … Continue reading

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The student newspaper is not yet dead

Student newspapers are still widely read, according to a report from Alloy Media + Marketing.  The firm issued a survey to 1,200 students from 550 universities across 50 states. Even though professional newspapers are struggling for subscriptions, college newspapers are … Continue reading

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Facebook changes seen as beneficial to journalists

Facebook has undergone changes in the past few months and has taken on a new format that may prove to show benefits to journalists. An article in USA Today written by Jon Swartz, reported that in a the F/8 conference … Continue reading

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Evaluating Facebook’s effectiveness as journalistic tool

The way in which journalists spread information has been consistently evolving to fit the public’s needs. This trend has lead to the exploration of Facebook, one of the most popular social media websites used today. But can journalists use Facebook … Continue reading

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