Students use Snapchat as a tool to follow news events

Social media is a double-edged sword in following news events. It often generates content faster than traditional reporting but it often lacks accountability and fact-checking protocols upon which good journalism is based.

Swipe right on Snapchat

Eloise Ravell, senior journalism and international relations major, speaks about the utility of Snapchat to understanding U.S. elections season. Eloise serves as managing editor of the Southern Accent campus newspaper. 

Eloise Ravell follows news events on Snapchat from SAU Journalism/Communication on Vimeo.