Social Media at BBC News : The Re-Making of Crisis Reporting.

By: Belair-Gagnon, ValerieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRoutledge Research in Journalism: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (166 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317585015Subject(s): British Broadcasting Corporation | Online journalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century | Social media -- Political aspects -- Great Britain | Television broadcasting of news -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social Media at BBC News : The Re-Making of Crisis ReportingDDC classification: 070.1902856754 LOC classification: PN5124.T4 -- .B46 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Selected Social Media -- Timeline -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Crossing the Rubicon -- 1 "Auntie" Takes On Social Media -- 2 Tweet or Be Sacked! -- 3 A New Order -- 4 New Structures, New Actors in the Newsrooms -- 5 The Connected Newsroom -- Conclusion: Global Crises, Local Responses -- Appendix: Unpacking Social Networking -- Bibliography -- Index.
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 involving this new breed of journalists and BBC audience. This examination of news production events shows that in the midst of transformations in journalistic practices and norms, including newsgathering, sourcing, distribution and impartiality, the BBC has reasserted its authority as a public broadcaster.  Click here for a short video about the book.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Selected Social Media -- Timeline -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Crossing the Rubicon -- 1 "Auntie" Takes On Social Media -- 2 Tweet or Be Sacked! -- 3 A New Order -- 4 New Structures, New Actors in the Newsrooms -- 5 The Connected Newsroom -- Conclusion: Global Crises, Local Responses -- Appendix: Unpacking Social Networking -- Bibliography -- Index.

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 involving this new breed of journalists and BBC audience. This examination of news production events shows that in the midst of transformations in journalistic practices and norms, including newsgathering, sourcing, distribution and impartiality, the BBC has reasserted its authority as a public broadcaster.  Click here for a short video about the book.

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