Younger Journalists More Likely to Use Social Media
Newspaper Research Journal
A national survey of journalists’ social media use found that younger journalists used social media tools in newsgathering more often than did their older colleagues. Social media use ranked lower as a newsgathering tool, compared to face-to-face interviews, phone calls and email correspondence.
Gillis, Tamara L. and Johnson, Kirsten, "Younger Journalists More Likely to Use Social Media" (2015). Faculty Publications. 1127.