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How do you feel about recent steps towards the regulation of social media?

1 of 30 Journalist Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Written on January 27th, 2019 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
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The government and other organizations like the FCC are coming together to crack down on social media. This pressure is coming from complaints of how data is stored, and shared, as well as the spread of fake news, and other harmful publication practices. Discuss with the interviewer what you know about the regulation of social media platforms, and how you feel these regulations will affect your role as a journalist.

Professional Answer Examples
Answer example

"I believe that it's important to have social media regulations that hold people accountable for what they publish. I recently read an article on how much repeat content we see in a day, and how much of that is fake news or a hoax. I think it's important to regulate without censoring those that are working hard to spread legitimate information and thoughts."

Answer example

"I believe the regulation of social media is a responsible step to ensuring that the information people consume in the media is legitimate and true. It is so easy these days for anyone to publish work that could be harmful or simply untrue. Having standards is an essential factor when it comes to social media."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Published: 01/27/2019
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How do you feel about recent steps towards the regulation of social media?
Yup. Very much.
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