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Political tweet: leak, press release or comment?

12 September 2012

Twitter has a huge influence on journalism. It makes it easier than ever before to find news and opinions from behind your desk Politicians love to tweet too. Political journalism has changed as a result, but how precisely? Marcel Broersma and Todd Graham from the journalism degree programme at the University of Groningen have published a study on using tweets as a news source.

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