Audio Sound Bite: Is Social Media Changing the News Industry?

Is the race to being first with the news overshadowing the focus on being right?

With social media’s impact on the news growing every day, the lines get blurred sometimes. Politic-MO-dot-com’s Eli Yokley (YOKE-lee) thinks the future of journalism is very different than its past, but the ethics of news reporting should not change.

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That’s from “Missouri Viewpoints.” Yokley thinks everyone should be careful about accepting tweets and Facebook posts as fact, even if they are by reporters, while the media industry continues to figure out the role of social media in journalism.

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