You Can’t Post That! Social Media Policies in Newsrooms

The use of social media by journalists raises new ethical and professional dilemmas. As a result, news outlets are implementing policies addressing what is and what is not permitted on social media platforms. Suzanne Lysak, associate professor of broadcast and digital journalism at Syracuse University, and I recently published a paper on this topic in the Electronic News journal. Through [&hellip

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Study Reveals Social Media’s Impact on Newsroom Editorial Decisions

Popular, or trending, topics and content on social media play a significant role in local television newsrooms decisions about which stories to cover. That’s the finding from my latest research, Forces at the Gate: Social Media’s Influence on Editorial and Production Decisions in Local Television Newsrooms, published in the Electronic News journal. This nationwide survey of news directors at network affiliate television stations explores [&hellip

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