How social media change the journalistic sphere: cross-cultural perspectives on the circulation of digital posts on news media websites

Organised with the Maison Francaise d’Oxford, Digital Scholarship @Oxford, and International Seminar on Social Media Discourse Analysis (ISSMDA)

Join us for three talks discussing the effect of social media on the journalistic sphere.

Erin McInerney (Université de Strasbourg / University of Glasgow)
“Making old news newsworthy: The Instagram ‘French girl’ and the perpetual reconstruction of French femininity in news media”

André Gouws (School of Journalism, Stellenbosch University)
“The creation of a new type of public sphere by journalistic boundary workers”

Manel Salem (Université Sorbonne Paris Nord)

“Breaking Barriers and Building Synergy: How Social Media Changed the Game for Traditional News Media in the Arab World during and after the Arab Revolution”