There was a time when the social media editor was the only person in a newsroom responsible for obsessively monitoring social platforms. With journalists now taking on much of this work, is the role of the social media editor obsolete? Rob Fishman believes they are, as he laid out in a Buzzfeed feature earlier this week. Rob, Anthony De Rosa, Matthew Ingram, Liz Heron and Kerstin Shamberg join host Mike Sacks to discuss the role of the social media editor, and whether this role is still vital to the modern-day newsroom.
Social Media Editors Debate Whether Social Media Editors Are Still Necessary (VIDEO)