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Articles by Logan Molyneux and Shannon McGregor

Logan Molyneux is an assistant professor of journalism at Temple University. Shannon C. McGregor is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Utah.
Journalists have transferred some of their own power over the presentation of current events to Twitter by normalizing the ways tweets are presented in news stories.
“The question isn’t about social media being friend or foe, but whether we’re watching journalism’s suicide by a thousand tweets.”