Social Media Effects on News Industry

Panelists talked about how social media had fundamentally changed news gathering, particularly giving rise to the citizen… read more

Panelists talked about how social media had fundamentally changed news gathering, particularly giving rise to the citizen journalist. They talked about growing use of sites like Twitter or Facebook had drawn consumers away from traditional broadcast and print sources of news. Eyder Peralta noted that Twitter and Facebook allowed people to get information on their own timetable, and said that traditional media needed to find a way to adapt to not just social media, but the change in society as a whole. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
301818-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 2012

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  • Sep 29, 2011 | 1:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2011 | 5:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 29, 2011 | 11:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 30, 2011 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2012 | 8:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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