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citizen journalism

News and commentary from the public at large. Using wiki sites and blogs, anyone can contribute information about a current event. Also known as "collaborative citizen journalism" (CCJ), "grassroots media" and "personal publishing," the concept behind citizen journalism is that many volunteers help to ensure that the information is more accurate than when reported from only one source. See wiki, blog and user-generated content.
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Citizen journalism startups will have a wide array of ethical and business issues to tackle.
The present study locates citizen journalism in a broad organizational and social context and examines how citizen journalists interact with professional journalists within a news media organization.
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* But even The Catalog knew that citizen journalism has its limits.
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After systematically reviewing the concepts and practices of Chinese alternative media, the book identifies three major modes of Internet-based activism in China: culture jamming (i.e., digitized satires and copycats), citizen journalism (i.e.
ISLAMABAD:Media Matters for Democracy (MMFD) marks the launch of 'Awam', a citizen journalism portal for reporting of governance issues especially in pre and post-election(s) scenario.Awam is a digital tool to facilitate citizens to generate multimedia journalism content, particularly on the local governance issues of their communities, and interface this content with the mainstream media outlets.
To give flesh and bones to this abstract sounding promise, we are embracing two approaches: citizen journalism and personalized news.
The conference looks at four sub-phenomena related to these networks, such as citizen journalism, and blog journalism and analyzes the reality of their use in the Arab world by intensifying the spotlight on social networking users who have managed to transform these networks into a new type of journalism, that is based on the collection of those interested persons in groups for acquaintance, exchange of news and reports and publish what they want to publish, where some active groups on the networks work as integrated newspapers provide news, opinion, image and caricatures.

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