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Social Media Mining for Journalism

Arkaitz Zubiaga, Bahareh R. Heravi, Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak

Online Information Review. 2019.

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The exponential growth of social media as a central communication practice, and its agility in capturing and announcing breaking news events more rapidly than traditional media, has changed the journalistic landscape: social media has been adopted as a significant source by professional journalists, and conversely, citizens are able to use social media as a form of direct reportage. This brings along new opportunities for newsrooms and journalists by providing new means for newsgathering through access to a wealth of citizen reportage and updates about current affairs, as well as an additional showcase for news dissemination.
  title={Social media mining for journalism},
  author={Zubiaga, Arkaitz and Heravi, Bahareh and An, Jisun and Kwak, Haewoon},
  journal={Online Information Review},
  publisher={Emerald Publishing Limited}