*This article has been translated from German to English.
Social media changing reading news profoundly since the sending of news under contacts has become common practice and in theory distribute any content. The craft of journalism is characterized, however, not become obsolete, shows a survey of 1,000 adults in the U.S.: Even users of mobile Internet services prefer messages that come from the hand of professional editors.
Mentioned later in the article is a survey conducted by Roger Fidler and the Reynolds Journalism Instutute:
The concrete results of the study, the Reynolds Journalism Institutehttp://rjionline.org conducted: Only one in four believes "news is news - no matter who it is."Mainstream news services continue to be favored and 62 percent want "news professional journalists", while only a minority procures most of their information from friends. About 70 percent of respondents admit to the profession of journalists an "important role in the society".