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“You can tell a story, but there’s nothing like seeing a story,” she says about the value of broadcast media. “Whether it’s something like a fire or seeing the look on a child’s face after they receive a brand new laptop thanks to a donation — seeing and hearing the story makes a huge impact.”
With broadcast news every single person has to be sure that they stay with the times and keep updating the people to help them understand what is going on in the world. Most people want to know whats going on and look to social media now to find out more information about it. Other people are just looking on social media and stumble upon the news as they scroll through the feed.
There is an art to getting the story across in enough time to broadcast all the news that the consumers want to hear. With more news that is being put onto social media, broadcast newscasters now also use the help of social media to tell the world what they want them to know what is going on in the world. As a result both the news and social media is now being used to help get news across to people.
“It’s a given that broadcast journalists have to now use social media throughout the day; “