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59% Of Journalists Worldwide Use Twitter, Up From 47% In 2012 [STUDY]

In a study titled “The New Normal for News,” Oriella PR Network surveyed more than 500 journalists spanning 14 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the US).

The main finding? Digital media is more entrenched than ever before.

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28% Of UK Journalists “Can’t Work Without Social Media” (And 80% Use Twitter) [STUDY]

Yesterday Twitter previewed their best practices guide for journalists using the micro-blogging platform, which they’ll be unveiling in full late tonight at an Online News Association gathering at Twitter HQ.

Twitter’s timing couldn’t be any better, because a new study has revealed just how important the social channel is to journalists, particularly in the United Kingdom, where more than a quarter (28.1 percent) of UK journalists say they would not be able to carry out their work without social media, and four in five (80 percent) are using Twitter.

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55% Of Journalists Worldwide Use Twitter, Facebook To Source News Stories [STUDY]

A new study has revealed the extent to which journalists from around the world are using social media both as a source of news, and to verify stories already being worked on.

In their Digital Journalism Study, Oriella surveyed 600 journalists and discovered that more than half (55 percent) used social channels such as Twitter and Facebook to find stories from known sources, and 43 percent verified existing stories using these tools.

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