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In this episode we speak to two experts about how best to use TikTok and why journalists need to know about it.
Dr Gavin Allen, digital journalism lecturer at the University of Cardiff, talks about why being an early adopter of new apps can be valuable for employability. And Neve Gordon-Farleigh, TikTok producer for JournoResources, discusses how to get the most out of the app and what kind of things to post as a journalist.
JournoResources TikTok channel @journoresources
‘Should journalism schools teach TikTok?’ by Gavin Allen
Gavin’s student, Ffion Clarke using TikTok to bag a job
Journalists mentioned using TikTok:
@abbiedewhurst Weather presenter for the BBC
@Marcella Whittingale BBC Brighton newsreader/ journalist
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