citizen journalism


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citizen journalism

n
(Journalism & Publishing) the involvement of non-professionals in reporting news, esp in blogs and other websites
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Backfence's content is purely citizen journalism, while other sites mix reader contributions with other forms.
The workshop titled 'Digital Citizen Journalism' was organised by Individual Land, a non-government organisation.
(TAP) - A forum on the theme "Citizen Journalism and Good Local Governance" was held Saturday in Tunis, with the participation of 16 journalists, correspondents and citizen journalists from the North-Western governorates (Siliana, Beja, the Kef and Jendouba).
Without citizen journalism, it is arguable that the coverage of protests like those in the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota would not be as valuable.
Among specific topics are revisiting citizen journalism and surveillance in the digital classroom, new trajectories that challenge relations between media producers and fans, the emerging ethics of digital political strategists, ethical issues in news media coverage of transgender people, and the role of motherhood in video game advertising.
Citizen journalism scholarship has garnered growing interest and attention as citizens increasingly engage in news consumption and production processes through digital communication technologies, which may lead to democratic outcomes (e.g., Carpenter, 2008, 2010; Goode, 2009; Kaufhold, Valenzuela, & Gil de Zuniga, 2010; Lewis, Kaufhold, & Lasorsa, 2010; Nah & Chung, 2009, 2012; Ostman, 2012; Thurman, 2008).
These training sessions aim to build youth's capacity in communication, content development for citizen journalism, environmental impact assessment and sustainable development.
AJI Jakarta and Hivos organise Investigative Journalism Training and Citizen Journalism Roadshow.
The ceremony titled 'Digital Citizen Journalism' was arranged by Individualland Pakistan, a non-government organisation.
The workshop, titled 'Digital Citizen Journalism' was arranged under by Individual Land (IL), a non-governmental organization, held here at a local hotel on Monday.
Under the umbrella of citizen journalism, the students will be taught three themes: positive image of Pakistan, cultural diversity, and socially responsible use of social media.
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