The Image of the Country in Journalists’ Tweets – Case Study

Oksana Banias 1 , Iwona Leonowicz-Bukała 2  and Anna Martens 3
  • 1 O. Banias, Department of Media, Journalism and Social Communication, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow (Poland)
  • 2 I. Leonowicz-Bukała, Ph. D. Department of Media, Journalism and Social Communication, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow (Poland)
  • 3 A. Martens, Ph. D. Department of Media, Journalism and Social Communication, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow (Poland), ileonowicz@wsiz.rzeszow.pl

Abstract

This article attempts to assess the role of Twitter in international communication on the basis of intentionally selected part of reality. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the potential impact of messages, posted in the microblogging service by the internationally recognized journalist, on creating the image of Poland in the world. Case study was carried out on the example of Anne Applebaum’s Twitter account.

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