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  1. 1. TWITTER VS CNN<br />[New media generation]<br />Mantrova Iuliia<br />mantrova.julia@gmail.com<br />follow me<br />@mantrova_julia<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  2. 2. [TWITTER VS CNN]<br />1. Twitter Characteristics<br />2. Cases<br />3. Conclusions<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  3. 3. What’s in common?<br />Not mutual<br />Not as Facebook ‘friends’. <br />The same as subscribe to the newspaper news<br />2. Timeliness<br />In many cases news come before the official statements.<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  4. 4. What’s in common?<br />3. Tweeting is real- time<br /> 35 percent of retweets happen in the first <br /> 10 minutes<br />4. Everyone tweets news, especially the top users.<br /> Twitter is turning everyone into news reporters<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  5. 5. What’s in common?<br />5. Headlines, headlines, headlines<br /> Mostly users post headlines with a little analysis <br />thrown in<br />6. Those with many followers tweet more<br /> One person tweets breaking news and, potentially,<br /> one million see it because thousands retweet it.<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  6. 6. What’s in common?<br />7. Tweets of eyewitness of the accident<br />Tell info before any officials do.<br />8. Trustworthy<br />The level of trust to a twitter-user higher than to the <br />news source, which can be controlled by government.<br />But on the other hand – examples of Egypt, Iran, Tunisia.<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  7. 7. What is NOTin common?<br />1. No censoring.<br /> Higher level of trustworthy<br />2. Panic<br />3. Non-professional, subjective views<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  8. 8. Case 1. Act of Terror In #Domodedovo<br /><ul><li>The first (!) mention was by user @likhtenfeld.</li></ul>@likhtenfeldilyalikhtenfeld<br />В домодедово теракт! Страшный взрыв в здании аэропорта! Десятки тел разорваных людей! Звоните близким. RT<br />24 Jan via Twitter for iPhoneFavoriteRetweetReply<br />Retweeted by tonyxxxxx and 100+ others<br /><ul><li>His uncensored video was shown just </li></ul> after ONE (!) HOUR on the TV.<br /><ul><li>Propositions of help by Muscovites</li></ul>“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  9. 9. Case 1. Act of Terror In Domodedovo<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  10. 10. Case 2. Revolution in Egypt<br /><ul><li>Twitter accelerated the protests by spreading news.</li></ul>by spreading news that would otherwise have taken a long time to spread<br /><ul><li> Quickly connecting people </li></ul> who aren’t generally able to connect in authoritarian countries<br /><ul><li> Inflaming passions.</li></ul>It’s hard to read the tweets and not want to take up <br /> arms in the streets.<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  11. 11. Conclusions<br />Twitter has all characteristics of <br /> contemporary media.<br />II. Dependable on the source Twitter can be <br /> 1. sender of uncommitted breaking news;<br /> 2. an additional instrument of the propaganda.<br />III. A lot of users writes pointless posts for urgent hashtags.<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  12. 12. Conclusions<br />IV. In future users with great amount <br /> of followers will become a honorable <br /> journalists.<br />V. With popularization of on-line services, usage<br /> of Twitter will increase also.<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />
  13. 13. Thank you for your time!<br />Mantrova Iuliia<br />mantrova.julia@gmail.com<br />follow me<br />@mantrova_julia<br />“Is TWITTER The CNN Of The New Media Generation?”<br />http://kolizeimedia.com/ Mantrova Iuliia, 2011<br />

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