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Journalism and Social Media

Practitioners, Organisations and Institutions

Authors: Bossio, Diana

  • Traces the development of social media use for journalism
  • Looks at changes in journalism brought by social media on three interconnected levels – individual practices, organisational structure and institutional understanding of journalism in society
  • Uses recent case studies like Brexit and Trump’s presidency to illustrate changes in journalism brought by use of social media
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About this book

This book offers a comprehensive investigation of the ways in which social media has affected change to the constitution of mainstream journalism. The volume does this in a unique way – by tracing the links between the different changes social media has brought to individual journalism practice, organisational processes and policies and institutional understandings of journalism. The role of social media platforms in the changing professional landscape of journalism is explored, both in terms of the changes that social media platforms have impacted on journalism, but also the way in which journalistic use of social media has impacted on particular uses of these platforms. Therefore, Journalism and Social Media is not simply a description of changed journalistic practices, but endeavours to encapsulate a complex and integrated techno-social relationship, incorporating both the individual practices of journalists, as well as the larger organisational and institutional changes that have occurred due to the increasing use of social media to investigate, present and disseminate news. 

About the authors

Diana Bossio is Senior Lecturer and the program director of the Postgraduate Program in Media and Communications at Swinburne University, Australia. 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Journalism and Social Media: An Introduction

    Bossio, Diana

    Pages 1-21

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  • Social Media and Journalism Practice

    Bossio, Diana

    Pages 23-45

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  • Journalism and Social Media Audiences

    Bossio, Diana

    Pages 47-66

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  • Social Media and the Newsroom: New Relationships, New Policies, New Practices

    Bossio, Diana

    Pages 67-88

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  • Big Data, Algorithms and the Metrics of Social Media News

    Bossio, Diana

    Pages 89-109

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Buy this book

eBook 67,82 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65472-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 83,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65471-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Journalism and Social Media
Book Subtitle
Practitioners, Organisations and Institutions
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-65472-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-65472-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-65471-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 173
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