citizen journalism


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citizen journalism

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(Journalism & Publishing) the involvement of non-professionals in reporting news, esp in blogs and other websites
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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.
In this context, Media Matters for Democracy (MMFD) on Saturday launched Awam a citizen journalism platform aimed at highlighting underreported stories and important issues facing those who do not live in the major cities of Pakistan.
To give flesh and bones to this abstract sounding promise, we are embracing two approaches: citizen journalism and personalized news.
TAP) -- Participants in the Tunisia-Indonesia Bilateral Inter-Media Dialogue held Tuesday in Tunis said citizen journalism can be a means and a vehicle to support "traditional journalism" as it seeks to strengthen its contribution to completing the democratic transition in several countries including Tunisia and Indonesia.
This contribution, made through Global Affairs Canadas Peace and Stabilization Operations Program (PSOPs), will train 100 young leaders in citizen journalism, storytelling, the use of new media, and video and photojournalism, enabling participants to use these newly acquired skills to promote messages of peaceful coexistence online and within their networks and communities.
In fact, the protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline relied heavily on citizen journalism to spread the word of the events happening on the reservation.
Results show that variations in editors' ratings of social media as a news source were related to multiple levels of influence, including professional journalistic experience, organization size, community structural pluralism, and citizen journalism credibility.
They cover key individuals like Roger Ailes, Arianna Huffington, Gwen Ifill, the Koch brothers, Rush Limbaugh, Rachel Maddow, and Jon Stewart; campaign organization and structure aspects, such as advance teams, opposition research, and political consultants; interest groups and political organizations like Emily's List, super PACS, and think tanks; journalism ethics and issues like citizen journalism, objectivity, and political bias; specific media organizations; media trends like fact checking, native advertising, trust in journalism, and audience fragmentation; media types; and political trends, such as early voting, negative advertising, post-truth politics, social media, and the Tea Party movement.
HAMMAMET-Tunisia, May 4 (KUNA) -- Arab media celebs highlighted the increasing importance of the concept of citizen journalism - an activist form of newsgathering and reporting that functions outside mainstream media institutions.
Chapter 5 moves to a micro level of media analysis, examining the institutional contexts shaping the media professional's practice and the challenges caused by alternative media and citizen journalism.
With the percentage of 'online' households in Qatar reaching 98 percent, and 24 percent of users in the country accessing the Internet, including social media platforms, on their mobile devices, Citizen Journalism might also have an influential role to play in the media landscape in Qatar as well as in the region, with Internet penetration in the Middle East (52.
Summary: Citizen journalism is playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analysing, and disseminating news and information
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