On Chat Apps, Journalists Need to Build Relationships

Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University, 2016

4 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2016

See all articles by Valerie Belair-Gagnon

Valerie Belair-Gagnon

Yale University - Information Society Project

Colin Agur

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication; Yale Law School

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

Our new report, “New Frontiers for Newsgathering: A Case Study of Foreign Correspondents Use Chat Apps to Cover Political Unrest,” explores the ways that journalists at major news organizations are using mobile chat applications such as WhatsApp for newsgathering in coverage of political unrest.

Suggested Citation

Belair-Gagnon, Valerie and Agur, Colin, On Chat Apps, Journalists Need to Build Relationships (2016). Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University, 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2872131

Valerie Belair-Gagnon

Yale University - Information Society Project ( email )

P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215
United States

Colin Agur (Contact Author)

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication

206 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

HOME PAGE: http://colinagur.com

Yale Law School

New Haven, CT
United States

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