Journalists and their sources: Rethinking the relationshipin social media spaces<br />Seth Lewis<br />University of Minnes...
Journalism and participation<br />
Twitter as a space forparticipatory journalism<br />
“ambient journalism”<br />
ambient journalism“… broad, asynchronous, lightweight and always-on communication systems are creating new kinds of intera...
What happens to journalism and sourcing in this new space?<br />
Let’s go back a few months…<br />
“I’m another flavor of journalist.”<br />
twitter.com/acarvin<br />
“Is this the world’s best Twitter account?”—Columbia Journalism Review, April 8 [link]<br />
HowAndy Carvin does his workand how it amplifies certain voices<br />
Questions for discussion<br />How do you handle sourcing?<br />How does your work become the “source”?<br />How do you dea...
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Journalists and their sources: Rethinking the relationship

  1. 1. Journalists and their sources: Rethinking the relationshipin social media spaces<br />Seth Lewis<br />University of Minnesota–Twin Cities<br />@sethclewis | sethlewis.org<br />
  2. 2. Journalism and participation<br />
  3. 3. Twitter as a space forparticipatory journalism<br />
  4. 4. “ambient journalism”<br />
  5. 5. ambient journalism“… broad, asynchronous, lightweight and always-on communication systems are creating new kinds of interactions around the news…”“… multi-faceted and fragmented news experience, where citizens are producing small pieces of content that can be collectively considered as journalism. It acknowledges the audience as both a receiver and a sender.”—Alfred Hermida (@hermida)<br />
  6. 6. What happens to journalism and sourcing in this new space?<br />
  7. 7. Let’s go back a few months…<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. “I’m another flavor of journalist.”<br />
  10. 10. twitter.com/acarvin<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12.
  13. 13. “Is this the world’s best Twitter account?”—Columbia Journalism Review, April 8 [link]<br />
  14. 14. HowAndy Carvin does his workand how it amplifies certain voices<br />
  15. 15. Questions for discussion<br />How do you handle sourcing?<br />How does your work become the “source”?<br />How do you deal with verification? etc.<br />Benefits/challenges of social media for sourcing?<br />

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