Coverage of Japan’s tsunami included few social media sources

Maria Fontenot, Catherine A. Luther, Ioana Coman

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Comparison of sources used by four major U.S. and Japanese newspapers that covered Japan’s tsunami finds each nation’s newspapers relied equally on non-official and official sources. However, few sources came from social media outlets.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-153
Number of pages13
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014


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