Journalism and Social Media: An Introduction

  • Diana Bossio


In ‘Journalism and Social Media: An Introduction’ (Chap. 1), Bossio outlines some of the interlinked changes that use of social media has brought to journalism, focussing on its impacts on individual journalists’ practice, as well as on organisational processes, and the wider institutional understanding of journalism as a profession. Bossio argues that the impact of social media on journalism can be seen through the complex and interconnected relations, practices and professional boundaries that both innovate and delimit the ways social media can be used in a news context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Swinburne UniversityHawthornAustralia

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