Social Media for Journalists

Damian Radcliffe
Course Description
Social Media has changed the way that both journalists - and audiences - find and share the news. How are these changes affecting journalistic practice? And what are the social media skills that journalists need today?This class will explore the social media strategies of major news media outlets and journalists, exploring different social platforms and how to use them effectively. It will also teach you how to use social media to verify and manage content from different sources, as well as explore best practice in develop relationships with communities through online channels.