#SocialJournalism: Local News Media on Twitter

@article{Meyer2015SocialJournalismLN,
  title={\#SocialJournalism: Local News Media on Twitter},
  author={Kelly Marie Meyer and Tang Roger Tang},
  journal={International Journal on Media Management},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={241 - 257}
}
A content analysis of 4,507 tweets from 60 local news organizations in the United States was conducted to examine Twitter strategies used by the local news industry. Results indicate that local news organizations in the United States mainly used Twitter as an additional platform for news dissemination. While local TV stations and newspapers differed significantly in their use of tweet structures, content, and strategies, both followed the similar practices of their traditional media portals. In… 
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