Twitter

Shop Talk – July 8
10:52 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Social Media Stupidity

The Shop Talk panelists discuss examples of bad judgment by reporters using social media.

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Shop Talk – May 13
11:21 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Debate over Ownership of Twitter Followers

The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether Twitter followers belong to the reporter or the news outlet.

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Shop Talk – November 26
10:32 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Twitter's Impact on Journalism

The Shop Talk panelists discuss how Twitter is changing the way news is gathered and disseminated.

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A New Way to Avoid Reporters
3:42 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Shop Talk - February 7

The panelists debate whether journalists should be concerned about news makers using social media to circumvent reporters.

The starting point for the discussion is a New York Times piece by David Carr, who wrote about Rupert Murdoch's use of Twitter. Murdoch has only recently started tweeting and has used the platform to sound off on a wide variety of topics.

Some journalists fear news makers will use social media to eliminate the middleman - ie, reporters - and simply distribute their thoughts and information directly to the audience.

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