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Author Belair-Gagnon, Valerie, author.

Title Social media at BBC news : the re-making of crisis reporting / Valerie Belair-Gagnon
Published New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 147 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in journalism ; 10
Routledge research in journalism ; 10
Contents Introduction -- "Auntie" takes on social media -- Tweet or be sacked! -- A new order -- New structures, new actors in the newsrooms -- The connected newsroom -- Conclusion: global crises, local responses
Summary Since the emergence of social media in the journalistic landscape, the BBC has sought to produce reporting more connected to its audience while retaining its authority as a public broadcaster in crisis reporting. Using empirical analysis of crisis news production at the BBC, this book shows that the emergence of social media at the BBC and the need to manage this kind of material led to a new media logic in which tech-savvy journalists take on a new centrality in the newsroom. In this changed context, the politico-economic and socio-cultural logic have led to a more connected newsroom involvin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-139) and index
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Subject British Broadcasting Corporation.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Online journalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century
Social media -- Political aspects -- Great Britain
Television broadcasting of news -- Great Britain.
Journalistik online -- historia.
Nyhetsprogram i tv.
Online journalism.
Social media -- Political aspects.
Sociala medier -- politiska aspekter.
Television broadcasting of news.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315742055