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Social media changes journalism

6 February 2013 No Comment

It’s no secret that social media is becoming more prevalent in our society. However, it might be less known that social media is actively transforming how we get our news.
A 2011 study by the Canadian Media Research Consortium (CMRC), finds that nearly 60 per cent of Canadians regularly get their news from social media. The study also found that a majority of those people, who get their news from social media, found that it broadened the range of news and information they got compared to getting news from traditional sources.
Professor Alfred Hermida of…

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