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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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Speaking about the experience of Tunisian television in facing the competition of citizen media, Missaoui said the public media is threatened if it does not change its working methods and if it fails to cover the events in a timely manner.
- Ellery Roberts Biddle is the advocacy director at Global Voices, an international citizen media organisation.
"In the shift we are seeing since 2004, citizen media is becoming fully integrated to journalism."
Thematic areas include, but are not limited to, interpreting in conflict zones, citizen media, brokering and mediating, the ethics of translation, the sound and image of power, manipulation and censorship, gender politics, translating religions and translating democracy.
Surprisingly, though, there is a body of specific histories, organisations and dynamics to do with community, citizen media, alternative media and the newer area of participatory media cultures when it comes to disability and impairment--but as yet little research that reflects and explores these areas.
The writers in the present study are not part of a group that produces alternative media together, but are rather individual writers on a for-profit citizen media website.
Lauren's talk drew on the experiences of activists and academics to discuss "citizen media" in the 21st Century.
com, a news site about Colombia, has joined the board of directors of Global Voices, a citizen media platform.
Panelists tackled the newsgathering process and ethical challenges for social newsgathering called 'Accurate, Fair & Safe: The Ethics of Social News." Eric Carvin, social media editor at The Associated Press, and Mandyjenkins, managing editor at Digital First Media, discussed the key issues behind verifying the accuracy of citizen media, ethical challenges, and tools that they use for newsgathering and source building.
Second, the task is even more difficult since we are studying not only professional news reporters but also citizen media workers.
This is far from the first time conflict and citizen media have risen hand in hand, a pattern repeated in countries like Egypt and Syria, among others.
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