Is Twitter journalism?

The question is going to be pondered in my thesis work. I’ve found some articles and insight regarding this debate. So far I haven’t made up by mind but I believe is not a black or white response. The debate is interesting and the following articles provide good starting points for the discussion:

Twitter isn’t journalism by Michael De Monte and Brian Solis. Found in Business Week.

How We Use Twitter for Journalism by Marshall Kirkpatrick found at ReadWriteWeb

Yes, Twitter is a source of journalism by Mathew Ingram

No, Twitter Is Not a Replacement For Journalism by Mathew Ingram found at Gigaom

The Twitter Explosion by Paul Frari found at American Journalism Review

Twitter: The New Frontline Of Journalism by Steve Clayton

Twitter Isn’t Journalism, Or Is It? Perhaps It’s the Wrong Question to Ask by Brian Solis

Twitter’s DIY Journalism by Natalie Hopkinson found at The Root


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