Citizens at the Gates: Twitter, Networked Publics, and the Transformation of American Journalism [S-19-9]

Presenter: Stephen (Steve) Barnard
Location: TBA
Additional Locations:SLU: Carnegie 018
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Fri 1:00 PM 04/05
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Twitter has become an essential space where information is shared, reporting methods tested, and power contested. The book listed above draws insights from nearly a decade of mixed-method research, analyzing Twitter’s role in the transformation of American journalism. In his analyses of Twitter practices around newsworthy events – including the Boston Marathon bombing, protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the election of Donald Trump.

Steve Barnard, the author, brings together conceptual and theoretical lenses from multiple academic disciplines, bridging sociology, journalism, communication, media studies, science and technology studies, and political science. Steve is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at SLU. He teaches a variety of courses on the theme of media, technology, and social change. He is the author of the numerous scholarly articles and chapters, as well as the 2018 book Citizens at the Gates.

NOTE: Suggested web links:

https://www.webwise.ie/parents/explained-what-is-twitter-2/

https://www.poynter.org/news/i-studied-how-journalists-used-twitter-two-years-heres-what-i-learned

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