Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Social Media Affecting Journalistic Objectivity

By Margaret Sullivan
Harvard Kennedy School via The New York Times
February 12, 2013

Margaret Sullivan who is the Public Editor of  The New York Times spoke to an audience at Harvard University's Shorenstein Center, on how social media is affecting old school reporting and objectivity. "Margaret Sullivan outlined two opposing sides on the issue of how social media is changing traditional reporting and objectivity. To illustrate the distinction, Sullivan used examples."

The examples that Sullivan used were for journalism purposes. The first example was Tom Kent who is the standards editor for the AP and the other example was Jay Rosen who is a journalism professor at New York University.

Sullivan goes on to explain both of their opinions on how social media is changing journalism.

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