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Sociology Prof. Published Article Discusses 'Tweeting #Ferguson'

Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology, wrote an article that examined the use of Twitter by journalists and activists following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

The article, titled "Tweeting #Ferguson: Mediatized fields and the new activist journalist," addresses how tweeting #Ferguson emerged as a way for activists and journalists to network and spread information.

The article was published in the journal New Media and Society.

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