Are universities turning into giant newsrooms?

Newlands, Maxine (2014) Are universities turning into giant newsrooms? The Conversation, 11 February 2014.

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Like many of my fellow journalism lecturers, I often get asked for tips on turning academic research into journalism pieces.

These requests have been getting more frequent. It's a compliment, but why is there a sudden interest in making academic work more accessible?

The answer could lie in the blurring boundaries of academia, social media and altmetrics.

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Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
Keywords: social media, Altmetrics, journalism, universities
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