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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He said bloggers and citizen journalist can't do what investigative journalist would do, hence Journalist must take up the task and do more.
(CJ7, citizen journalist who had registered with the OhmyNews site in 2009, male) The differences between professional and citizen journalists can lead to separate but interrelated roles (Chung & Nah, 2013, 2014; Chung, Nah, & Carpenter, 2013; Nah & Chung, 2009, 2012; Weaver, Beam, Brownlee, Voakes, & Wilhoit, 2007; Weaver & Wilhoit, 1986, 1996).
Citizen Journalists: Newer Media, Republican Moments and the Constitution
Role: Since writers, which are also readers, and pure readers are two roles on citizen journalist platforms, we want to see if different roles lead to different consequences.
Syria: International media freedoms watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday condemned the killing in Syria by regime forces of citizen journalists.
The ban also contains an exemption for citizen journalists, provided they, like newspaper, radio or TV reporters, register with the court.
RENU SAKLANI, a Class XII student, had never ventured out of her small village in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand till her chance association with an NGO led to her becoming a citizen journalist and her reportage qualified her to represent India at the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Geneva.
The age of the "citizen journalist" is forcing the governments into transparency and accountability, said the veteran journalist.
It was seeing Sofia Cisowski weep on television that turned Paul Pritchard into a citizen journalist.
But if they publish or reference inaccurate reports written by amateurs, even on a dedicated citizen journalist website, they risk losing that trust, that seal of reliability.
The Mayor said Mr McGrath had been quoted "out of context" by Marc Wadsworth, a so-called citizen journalist, but the remarks made it "impossible" for him to continue in his role.
Will Doolittle, a regular reader of Herrera's blog, the Unapologetic Mexican (www.theA unapologeticmexican.org), says he's the perfect candidate for the job of citizen journalist.
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