Social media gatekeeping: An analysis of the gatekeeping influence of newspapers’ public Facebook pages

Kasper Welbers, Michaël Opgenhaffen
New Media & Society

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cites Gatekeeping Theory on 6/5/2019, 3:49:18 PM

cites The gatekeeper: a case study in the selection of news on 6/5/2019, 7:42:52 PM

tag-as Not very useful on 6/5/2019, 7:51:13 PM

tag-as The methodology no longer works (because of FB API changes) and I'm not sure how interesting the effect that the were trying to show actually is... that when a newspaper shares its articles on their FB page they generally get more engagement than when they don't. I suppose this does demonstrate some level of ability to gate-keep, but really it shows how important having access to an audience is in the first place. Anyone can have a large Facebook or Twitter following and this gatekeeping role is no longer restricted to traditional publications. on 6/5/2019, 7:54:08 PM

tag-as Digital Analytics & Online Gatekeeping on 6/5/2019, 8:00:50 PM