Columbia Journalism Review: Do journalists pay too much attention to Twitter?

Columbia Journalism Review: Do journalists pay too much attention to Twitter?. “Journalists often say they spend too much time on Twitter, and wind up devoting more time than they should to stories that come to them via tweets. Should Twitter play such an oversized role in what the media chooses to cover and how they cover it? A new study attempts to get at whether journalists ascribe too much importance to Twitter.”