Journalism and Social Media

A panel discussion examined the pros and cons of the new social media phenomenon which was transforming the way journalists work. The… read more

A panel discussion examined the pros and cons of the new social media phenomenon which was transforming the way journalists work. The panelists debated if Twitter and other such mediums are more a distraction than real communication or if they are the way of the future. Rick Dunham moderated.

John Blossom is the author of Content Nation: Surviving and Thriving as Social Media Changes Our Work, Our Lives and Our Future (Wiley; new edition January 9, 2009). Patrick Gavin, who tweets for Politico, wrote the article, “10 Most Influential Twitterers in Washington.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
285072-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 9, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2009

Airing Details

  • Apr 09, 2009 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 6:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 13, 2009 | 3:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2009 | 1:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2009 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2009 | 7:16am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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