Tutor profile: Sara P.
Is classic writing out the window?
In my world, classic writing is dead. Plain and simple. People don't care about my juicy sentences, they care about pictures and tweets embedded in my posts. Editors care about gossip and witty remarks. People don't mind if I have a spelling mistake, they're more concerned about my tweets on the issue. It's a changing world, and writing will never be the same.
Subject: Digital Media
Should journalists be using social media as a means of communication?
Social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) are necessary for journalists in today's society. In order for members of the media to convey news and messages in a timely manner, social media is crucial. It is a platform for two-way conversation between the media and consumers, and it is immediate. Nowadays, everyone is on their phone looking for answers a minute after something newsworthy happens, and social media opens the door for quick responses and fluid conversations.
Does body language convey over TV?
Working in the TV business is really interesting, for many reasons. One of them being the ability to connect with people who watch commentators on the screen. Body language plays a huge rule in the ability to connect with the audience on a more sincere level.
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