Reading Between The Tweets: Covering The White House In The Social Media Age

Each day, producers at CNN, NPR, Fox News and other media outlets wake up and immediately check Twitter to gauge how a tweet from the president might rearrange their days. SMU assistant professor Stephanie A. Martin joins us to talk about how social media has changed the way the media covers the White House. She’s the editor of “Columns to Characters: The Presidency and the Press Enter the Digital Age” (Texas A&M University Press).