So far studies have not explored why and how journalists use social media to follow and interact with one another and what kind of networks emerge through this, write Christian Nuernbergk. His newly published study explores German political journalists’ interaction networks and what information they share on Twitter.
By combining content analysis and network analysis the study reveals that journalists did not significantly increase transparency by participating their audience and that journalists are likely to mostly interact with one another on Twitter.
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