Content Analysis of Practicing Journalistic Norms in Journalists' Tweets
기자는 트위터를 어떻게 이용하는가?: 기자규범에 대한 내용분석을 중심으로

Kyun Soo Kim
2013 The Journal of the Korea Contents Association  
This study aims to explore how journalistic norms are practiced in journalists tweets by analyzing journalists' twitter. The study found that journalists consider using twitter as an extension of journalistic practice rather than a private space. In other words, journalists use twitter without a clear distinction about the nature of the twitter. In terms of journalistic norms, journalists expressed actively their opinion rather than keeping the traditional notion of objectivity. There are not
more » ... ty. There are not much tendency of sharing the gatekeeping role. Also, journalistic use of twitter does not increase transparency as much as expected. However, there is a positive sign of practicing the newly expected journalistic role, conversation with news users. Finally the relationships between journalistic use of twitter and journalistic norms are not straightforward but diverse depending on the size and type of press, and gender of journalists. ■ keyword :|Twitter|Journalism|Journalistic Norms|
doi:10.5392/jkca.2013.13.11.138 fatcat:5c4geimofbbcpcoomm4cqbacce