JOURNALISTS AND SOCIAL NETWORKS
In Azerbaijan Facebook is the most popular social network. Thus Facebook users are more than one million.
Journalists use social networks
for different purposes. We have conducted survey among 54 journalists (the results are described in graphics below).
Firstly, journalists named social networks they use and it appeared 49 journalists use Facebook.
The second question was regarding usage hours and purposes of social networks. More journalists use social networks for work and personal purposes and they spend from 1 to 10 hours within a day
Journalists evaluated the help of social networks to them during working process from 1 to 10. 1 means there is no help, 10 - very helpful
Journalists’ answers about professional usage and expressing opinion on social networks showed that most journalists often write their opinions
The survey was conducted among journalists with different background. There were respondents from pro-governmental, opposition and comparatively independent media organizations.