FAQ: How has social media changed journalism – and what does the future hold? | TrainMyNews

FAQ: How has social media changed journalism – and what does the future hold?

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FAQ: How has social media changed journalism – and what does the future hold?

Their questions revolve around the impact of social media on journalism and Instagram in particular. How are the new social media apps changing the way journalism is produced, distributed and consumed? Again, you'd have to look at research on how much media organisations have involved the public in their journalism. What can we expect for the future of the use of social media in journalism? In terms of social media I expect the near future to mainly be about smaller changes in strategy and ongoing cultural change. The near future is also likely to see more tension between media and social media - with Facebook being a particular focus of that. The other change is likely to be automation: a shift from journalists managing social media accounts to AI-driven algorithms choosing when and what to share on social media. Read more