Tweets On Television News: A 2012 Example From TelevisaUnivision's Galavisión

In 2020 and 2021 we collaborated with First Draft to examine how television news coverage amplified then-President Donald trump's tweets, allowing him to drive news cycle by tweet. It is fascinating to look at how social media posts have appeared on television news around the world over the years and how they are contextualized in the news cycle. For example, here is a tweet thread that appeared on TelevisaUnivision's American Spanish-language Galavisión channel a decade ago on October 17, 2012 with the chyron "Espinoza Paz genera incertidumbre al anunciar en Twitter que deja la musica" ("Espinoza Paz generates uncertainty by announcing on Twitter that he is leaving music").

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