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Sm and journalism, pt 2

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Pt 2 of the social media and journalism lecture

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Sm and journalism, pt 2

  1. 1. JOURNALI SOCIAL MEDIA AND
  2. 2. SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM WHAT’S TO COME? ▸ The Future of Journalism ▸ Journalism today ▸ Citizen Journalism ▸ Crowdsourcing ▸ Tweeting/Blogging ▸ Trusted Gatekeepers and Internet Celebrity ▸ Failures and Lessons
  3. 3. SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM JOURNALISM TODAY ▸ Journalism is a distinct type of content. Craft and Davis (2013, p. 11) identified five democratic needs: ▸ Journalism informs, analyzes, interprets and explains. ▸ Journalism investigates. ▸ Journalism creates public conversation. ▸ Journalism helps generate social empathy. ▸ Journalism encourages accountability.
  4. 4. Participatory Distributed Breaking
  5. 5. “THE NEWS TOLD US WHAT WAS HAPPENING. BUT IT DIDN’T TELL US WHAT TO THINK.” Tom Rosenstiel SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM Discuss:
  6. 6. “NEW TECHNOLOGY HAS FUNDAMENTALLY DISSOLVED THE OLD SYSTEM FOR FINANCING NEWS.” Tom Rosenstiel SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM Discuss:
  7. 7. “WITHIN THE INDUSTRY, THE MOST SIGNIFICANT CHANGE HAS BEEN THAT IT’S NOT ENOUGH TO SIMPLY FILE YOUR STORY AND GO HOME ANYMORE. WE MUST BE PROACTIVE AND BUILD NETWORKS. SOME BEMOAN THAT AND ARE RELUCTANT TO EMBRACE THE CHANGE. PERSONALLY, I THINK THE SHIFT HAS BEEN EXCITING. IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO BE ABLE TO STEER YOUR OWN SHIP, SO TO SPEAK.” Amy Guth SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM
  8. 8. SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM HOW DO YOU GET YOUR NEWS? ▸Write a blog post outlining how you get news daily. ▸What are your sources? ▸When do you pull it? How often? ▸On which devices do you read/listen/watch news?
  9. 9. PART 2: MEDIA CONVERGEN SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM “… shift from a top-down media system to one that features more horizontal interaction of people and news represents a change in the relationship that citizens and others in a nation have with information”
  10. 10. SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM DISRUPTIVE MEDIA (AND YOU) ▸ Citizen Journalism ▸ Everyone is a journalist. But not really. ▸ Crowdsourcing
  11. 11. SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM “NEWS IS A COMMON BUT INCIDENTAL EXPERIENCE" ▸ People go to social media sites to be social. News there, just happens. ▸ ‘Conversational Monitoring’ ▸ Sign up for Hootsuite (if you haven’t)

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