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 Flooded With Fake News

By Emiree Campbell Fake news has always been a problem. However with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and the election, fake news is more dangerous now than ever before. Former President Donald Trump can be the blame. The media was infested with Trump and his publicity stunts for so long that it is possibleContinue reading “Social Media Flooded With Fake News”

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”