Journalists Rule Twitter as an Authoritative and Legitimate Power?

By Emiree Campbell According to the Nieman lab article, titled “ When Journalists put tweets in news stories, do they transfer too much power to Twitter?” it states Journalists have transferred some of their own power over presentation of current news to Twitter. At first this statement seemed excessive but when you really think aboutContinue reading “Journalists Rule Twitter as an Authoritative and Legitimate Power?”

Social Media and the Dissemination of Disinformation, a Double Edged Knife towards our Democracy

By Emiree Campbell The correlation between social media and the dissemination of disinformation is very frightening now more than ever. Amidst the pandemic we also have to worry about the aftermath this correlation has caused us and will continue to cause us if not properly addressed. The attack on the capital due to former PresidentContinue reading “Social Media and the Dissemination of Disinformation, a Double Edged Knife towards our Democracy”

Journalism via Social Media: Hate Speech, Disinformation, Russian Law?

By Emiree Campbell Free speech and Social media are not getting along these days. Disinformation is more accessible than ever before. With social media being a big part of our daily lives, conspiracy theories and hoaxes are sure to come our way. Some may ask are officials protecting us from potential danger or abusing ourContinue reading “Journalism via Social Media: Hate Speech, Disinformation, Russian Law?”