Viewer Doug Quantz writes in, "Peter, I have enjoyed your telecasts for over 20 years. With social media becoming more and more prevalent in the world, what advice would you have for new journalists on using social media?"
At The National we use social media in a variety of ways, to connect with our viewers and to add layers to our coverage. See what Peter's advice to new journalists is below.
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