Title page for ETD etd-04262012-210042

Type of Document Dissertation
Author Kirzinger, Ashley Elizabeth
URN etd-04262012-210042
Title Making News in 140 Characters: How the New Media Environment Is Changing Our Examination of Audiences, Journalists, and Content
Degree Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Department Mass Communication
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Goidel, Robert Kirby Committee Chair
DeFleur, Margaret Committee Member
Dunaway, Johanna Committee Member
Scholl, Rosanne Committee Member
Weber, Christopher Committee Member
Martins, Laura Dean's Representative
  • political communication
  • social media
Date of Defense 2012-04-18
Availability restricted
This project answers the following questions: What does political reporting on social media look like? How is political journalistsí use of social media changing their relationships with sources and fellow political journalists? Triangulating qualitative and quantitative research methods (content analysis, social network analysis, and in-depth interviews) in an examination of Twitter, a social media platform popular among journalists, this project provides insight into how changes in media routines are affecting news content.
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