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Title: Re-dissemination of news and public debate on social networks
Author: Guallar, Javier
Suau, Jaume
Ruiz-Caballero, Carlos
Sáez, Albert
Masip, Pere
Keywords: Xarxes socials
Entrevista en profunditat
Periodisme electrònic
Social networks
Focus groups
Electronic news gathering
Issue Date: Jun-2016
Publisher: EPI SCP
Abstract: The results of a qualitative research study based on 12 focus groups with a total of 106 people about the role of social networks in the consumption of current information are presented. We inquired about the motivation of citizens to interact with the news on social networks, and if they consider them appropriate spaces for public debate. Some findings of this study suggest that social networks are seen as an adequate space to share news and information on matters of public interest; to extend the agenda of topics that focus on the interests of users by allowing them access to topics often silenced in their usual media; and finally, social networks are viewed as more suitable for opinions, rather than public debate.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.3145/epi.2016.may.05
It is part of: El Profesional de la Información, 2016, vol. 25, num. 3, p. 358-366
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.3145/epi.2016.may.05
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/100250
ISSN: 1386-6710
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Biblioteconomia, Documentació i Comunicació Audiovisual)

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