TY - CHAP A1 - Ján Višňovský A2 - Jana Radošinská ED1 - Ján Višňovský ED2 - Jana Radošinská Y1 - 2018-10-31 PY - 2018 T1 - Introductory Chapter: Some Notes on Journalism in the Age of Social Media N2 - Nowadays, social media are amongst the most frequently used entertainment and information sources, offering the most recent news. National, international and global issues of social media journalism involve a wide spectrum of complex questions related to the production, distribution and reception of media contents, as well as a plethora of social, cultural, economic, legal and ethical aspects to consider. The publication you are holding in your hands is an attempt to provide various theoretical and empirical frameworks that may help us better understand social media journalism from different points of view and in diverse contexts. The individual chapters are written by authors with various scholarly affiliations working in international academic circles. Even though the methods they use and problems they discuss vary, they all pursue the same objective - to find out more about the implications of the existence and popularity of social media, especially social media journalism. BT - Social Media and Journalism SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.80546 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.80546 SN - 978-1-78984-260-9 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-19 ER -