National Press Club

Social Media Series Part 4 -- The Role Of Social Media In Journalism

January 27, 2016

Social Media Series Part 4 -- The Role Of Social Media In Journalism

The Associate Director of Research at the Pew Research Center, Jesse Holcomb, returns to Update-1 to speak with Broadcast Committee member Shannon Fisher in part 4 of the National Press Club’s series on Social Media. The two discuss the role of social media in journalism, exploring the findings of Pew’s State of the News Media and Social Networking reports.

Pew’s findings reveal news consumption habits across all social media platforms, as well as the manner in which journalists use these platforms to disseminate news. In the ever-changing social media landscape, with new options appearing daily, you might be surprised by the places readers share and receive the bulk of their information.

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