BUSN115 Blogs Podcasts and Social Media

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BUSN115 Blogs Podcasts and Social Media
How have blogging, podcasting, and social media affected other media you use, like news…

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BUSN115 Blogs Podcasts and Social Media

BUSN115 Blogs Podcasts and Social Media

Discussions Week 5 All Students Posts – 35 Pages

How have blogging, podcasting, and social media affected other media you use, like news sites, newspapers (either printed or online versions of the printed papers), or television? Do you think blogging is an influential word-of-mouth promotional tool? Why? Why not? Do you read newspapers now? If so, which ones? Why?

We are living in the digital information age with nearly half of all Americans get some form of local news on a mobile device, and 46% of people get their news online at least three times a week. What’s more, online news sources officially surpassed print newspapers in ad revenue in 2010. Thanks to online news, we’re getting more breaking news than ever before. And thanks to social media, we’re getting news as it happens—sometimes even before news organizations have a chance to report it. I think blogging is a very influential word of mouth promotional tool, especially for the popular bloggers. People will take what these people say and trust them 99% of the time, so if a popular blogger says [x] place has bad food, it can have a really bad effect on that place…