M6A1: Journalism in the Digital Age In Chapter 14 you read about mass media and computer mediated communication (CMC) as forms of mediated communication. For this activity, you’ll be looking at one form of mediated communication where traditional mass media and CMC come together, Twitter. Begin by reading this Business 2 Community article on the power of Twitter and watching the following video on the impact of Twitter on journalism. For this activity, you will need to review at least three days’ worth of tweets from a television or radio program, network, or host. You may want to select a local TV station, a national cable channel like CNN, or your favorite news anchor. You can review many figures’ tweets by searching for the person’s or organization’s name on Twitter.com. After reviewing three days’ worth of tweets, write a 300-500 word essay in which you do the following: Identify the person or organization whose tweets you reviewed. What types of material do they tweet? Is it primarily their own content, or do they share content created by others as well? Do they respond to other people, or do they use Twitter simply to promote themselves? Do you feel that the person or organization does a good job of engaging the audience? What would you recommend they do to make readers more interested in their tweets? Could they interact with the audience more? Using at least one college-level source, explain whether you feel Twitter has a positive or negative effect on journalism overall. Does it help deliver news more quickly and from more perspectives? Or does it make it too easy for rumors and false information to spread? Your essay must meet the following criteria: Minimum/maximum (300-500 words) limit. Write in APA style using correct grammar and spelling. Compose your work using a word processor (or other software as appropriate) and save it frequently to your computer. When you’re ready to submit your work, click Browse My Computer and find your file. Once you’ve located your file click Open and, if successful, the file name will appear under the Attached files heading. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click Submit and you’re done. Be sure to check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors before you post it.

    M6A1: Recordism in the Digital Age

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    M6A1: Recordism in the Digital Age

    With the changing paradigm in instrument and recordism end, most instrument progenys entertain shifted to using gregarious instrument to distribute their tidings with their pomp. Twitter is undivided of the largest gregarious instrument networks on the internet and simply comes remedy to Facebook touching most subscribers according to statistics (Karimkhani, et al., 2014). Ctalented Tidings Network(CNN), an American Ctalented and attendant television are undivided of the largest instrument companies. It has a twitter totality with closely 6.9 pet pomp which it reasons to distribute the tidings and advice from their instrument progeny and website.

    The CNN twitter totality oceanly distributes the tidings from the corporation’s instrument core to their pomp. Through the 140 characters and a couple to their website, the instrument progeny can distribute the tidings with persons encircling the cosmos-people through this gregarious instrument network. The resigned distributed by CNN is chiefly their hold. In integral tweet, CNN fixs to tag concurrently with a couple that directs to their ocean website, where the subscriber earns to end other tidings and advice from the instrument progeny. The CNN twitter totality simply distributes its resigneds except does refertalented response or tally to other persons’s feedback including their hold pomp’ responses. The important resolve of the totality is to excite their tidings and to fix that integralundivided who follows them is proficient with the global aver of gregarious, gregarious and economic affairs.

    The CNN twitter totality sees to it that its pomp earn updated on the floating issues and Tidings. However, pigmy earns dundivided in attractive its reception in-particular touching oblation responses. To ameliorate the curiosity-behalf of the pomp, the CNN administrators should in the coming deduce attractive their pomp past. This could be by responseing to some pomp’ comments and too retweeting some of the tweets directed to their totality. The corporation could too deduce love its pomp’ opinions where certain or distribute curiosity-behalfing tweets from their competitors or pomp where certain.

    Twitter has had multiple benefits to the overall recordism assiduity. Instrument progenys entertain been talented to arrive-at a relatively larger reception by reason of Twitter. This gregarious instrument muniment is too widely undisguised to persons encircling the cosmos-people, and anyundivided can reason the website from smartphones, tablets, and laptops extraneously having to reason the oceanstream instrument to vestibule advice (Dolan, 2016). Through the reason of twitter, sundry instrument companies entertain been talented to warrant their customers’ concerns and as a consequence addressed their issues efficiently. Twitter too enables the companies to prepared its customers and subscribers encircling changes in policies, important referableices, and advertisements in a past efficient practice.

    However, reason of twitter by recordists and instrument companies has had various drawbacks. Through twitter, it is relatively easier restraint the publish of fake tidings, rumors, and lies.  Controlling the rumors is undivided of the biggest challenges facing most instrument progenys, and this may be firm to warner in some cases (Karimkhani, et al., 2014). Through honesty of the professional totalitys restraint the instrument companies, pomp can segregate betwixt the developed advice and the rumors or sophistical tidings that entertain been on the flow in the fresh times.


    Dolan, R., 2016. Gregarious instrument stack up: Pros and cons of the’big five’. Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker, pp. (627), p.68.

    Karimkhani, C., Gamble, R. & Dellavalle, R., 2014. Gregarious instrument application factor: the summit ten dermatology records on facebook and twitter. Dermatology online record, p. 20(4).