The social media era has changed journalism. The effects have been both beneficial and detrimental to the field of journalism. For example, the average person has access to news and information at the tap of a finger. Likewise, journalists have the ability to reach a larger audience via social media. In turn, this has created a competitive environment in the field of journalism that is unprecedented.
|Social Media has allowed news to be reported across multiple platforms|
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