Snapchat and the Presidential Election
From the Snapchat playbook: In this chapter, learn how my journalism students used Snapchat to report from the presidential campaign trail.

Chapter Goals

  • Learn about features of the most popular social media platforms used by journalist.
  • Learn to harness those platforms for newsgathering purposes: to find story ideas, sources, and content.
  • Locate reliable information from social media to enhance reporting.
  • Filter and sift through all the information you have at your fingertips.
  • Begin to understand how to use mobile devices and social media to plan coverage of a story and report from the field.