Journalism & Twitter is its tool

December 12, 2011 ckeeter1

Thirteen percent of American Internet Users are Twitter users. People use Twitter to report on news events they witness or are in. Twitter is just another advanced tool in journalism’s world that has evolved.

A Norwegian Twitter user sent out a photo of a plane crash he witnessed and instantly it was picked up by a reporter who wrote a report on it for the newspaper. Twitter isn’t journalism, however, it is only a tool.

 

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