We've all heard it before, but social media has fundamentally changed how journalists and news organisations find and distribute the news. So how does that apply to elections?

As the UK prepares to vote in one of the most diverse elections in living memory, Alastair Reid talks to journalists at local and national level about how to find and tell stories on the campaign trail in the best possible way.

We hear from:
  • Mark Frankel, assistant editor for social news, BBC
  • Sian Powell, lecturer, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
  • Hannah Scarborough, communications and administrative officer, Centre for Community Journalism
  • Siraj Datoo, political reporter, BuzzFeed UK

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