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Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
document Distributed Knowledge

Citizen journalists are providing a valuable service to their communities. They are relentlessly searching for the truth by preserving liberty and democracy. They are doing all of this without...

Adam FrazerFeb 19, 2012 11:56 pm GMT1532 views
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Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists' Dilemma
article Crowd Creativity

The oft-heard phrase, "We’re all citizen journalists, now," may not be empirically true, but there’s some evidence to support the notion. Many major news stories hinge on media grabbed...

Pablo BracciniDec 05, 2012 11:22 pm GMT2628 views
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To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists' Dilemma
Protections Needed for Citizen Journalists: US report
article Distributed Knowledge

The growing spectrum of individuals who commit acts of journalism are not limited to the U.S., of course. Canada's journalism landscape also relies on the contribution of citizen journalists,...

Jason RobbinsNov 29, 2013 10:24 am GMT646 views
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Protections Needed for Citizen Journalists: US report
How the Arab Spring Moved Citizen Journalists to Use Maps, HTML5 Instead of Text
document Distributed Knowledge

Mapping has also emerged as an effective way of covering the news, noted Patrick Meier co-founder of the International Network of Crisis Mappers at Ushahidi, mentioning Syria Tracker, a...

Samuel BennettDec 14, 2011 12:49 am GMT958 views
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How the Arab Spring Moved Citizen Journalists to Use Maps, HTML5 Instead of Text
Citizen Journalism and the Internet
document Distributed Knowledge

This paper summarizes recent discussions about Citizen journalism: its various forms and coming of age; its role in international news; the opportunities for a more democratic practice of...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 19, 2012 12:23 pm GMT2341 views
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Citizen Journalism and the Internet
Citizen Journalism: Something for Nothing Won’t Last Long
document Crowd Creativity

According to Poynter.org's managing editor, Steve Myers, CNN has been relatively forward-thinking in its approach to citizen journalism. They mix iReport content (from unpaid citizen...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 19, 2012 10:39 pm GMT2521 views
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Citizen Journalism: Something for Nothing Won’t Last Long
Vyclone: This collaborative video app is just what citizen journalists ordered
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Vyclone lets you upload a clip to its servers, where other users can throw their own shots into the mix to create a crowdsourced movie encompassing, literally, different points-of-view.

Fritz SchaeferMay 18, 2012 12:38 pm GMT737 views
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Vyclone: This collaborative video app is just what citizen journalists ordered
Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
document Distributed Knowledge

Citizen relay aims to capture the alternative stories of the torch relay, turning the camera away from the flame and back onto the crowds and communities that it passes through. This is not about...

Adam FrazerJun 08, 2012 01:39 pm GMT716 views
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Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
Crowdsourcing to Cultivate Citizen Journalists
document Distributed Knowledge

This article answers the question If journalism can be outsourced.

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT3211 views
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Crowdsourcing to Cultivate Citizen Journalists
BBC to Launch Citizen Journalism Mobile App
document Distributed Knowledge

The app is scheduled to launch using the HTML5-based web language to minimize reliance on specific handset operating systems, such as Apple is or Google’s Android, although a roadmap for the...

Claire MackayOct 05, 2011 03:21 pm GMT1918 views
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BBC to Launch Citizen Journalism Mobile App
On Michael Kaiser and Citizen Critics
document Distributed Knowledge

In response to Michael Kaiser's comments on citizen critics, author Ian David Moss said: "Citizen critics are the potential saviors of the artistic marketplace. However, that’s not...

Jason RobbinsNov 27, 2011 02:39 pm GMT886 views
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On Michael Kaiser and Citizen Critics
How Citizen Journalism Can Vet Quality Through Lessons from Gaming
document Distributed Knowledge

It is true that the explosion of sources of information – just like the avalanche of the raw information itself via wide, public availability of data – makes the jobs of journalists more complex,...

Samuel BennettDec 09, 2011 01:23 am GMT690 views
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How Citizen Journalism Can Vet Quality Through Lessons from Gaming
NewsiT folds gamification into citizen journalism
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Long-time journalist Melinda Wittstock explained that the strength that NewsiT has over other citizen journalism sites is the algorithm and oversight that it has, since journalists will assure...

Harshida PatelMar 08, 2012 10:48 pm GMT1912 views
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NewsiT folds gamification into citizen journalism
This citizen journalism app that lets you create the news and decide which story matters
document Tools

Signal takes a democratic Reddit-like approach to how stories reach the top of the leaderboard. Users up-vote the stories that they find interesting, and so the app not only becomes a means of...

Fiona MaresApr 15, 2012 09:55 am GMT1421 views
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This citizen journalism app that lets you create the news and decide which story matters
Crowdfunding Citizen Journalism in Cairo
article Crowdfunding

Mosireen, a media collective in downtown Cairo that offers equipment and training to citizen journalists, was born out of the effort by activists to document the Egyptian revolution online.In...

Benjamin FosselNov 05, 2012 01:23 am GMT1019 views
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Crowdfunding Citizen Journalism in Cairo
Citizen Journalism Needs a Dose of Journalistic Ethics After Sandy
article Distributed Knowledge

Journalists should not be nice; the truth is not served by politeness. Citizen journalists need to get off Twitter for five minutes, make phone calls, and start investigating. As a citizen...

Samuel BennettNov 07, 2012 01:02 pm GMT1951 views
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Citizen Journalism Needs a Dose of Journalistic Ethics After Sandy
Turkey is a case study in the value of citizen journalists, thanks to the ones behind @140journos
article Distributed Knowledge

It’s not surprising at all that such a country would ban Twitter and YouTube. This apparently caused difficulties for @140journos during their crowdsourced verification process, but they managed to...

Jason RobbinsApr 11, 2014 02:12 am GMT288 views
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Turkey is a case study in the value of citizen journalists, thanks to the ones behind @140journos
Digital Journal
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

DigitalJournal.com is an international news network powered by people like you. The news network is made up of 32,000+ citizens and Digital Journalists who report news and events from 200...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 25, 2011 10:38 am GMT1217 views
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Digital Journal
Digital Journal launches online project to commemorate 9/11
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Take part in Digital Journal's "Remembering 9/11" project in one of the following ways: Facebook Group: Remember Sept 11 - You are invited to post a comment and tell how 9/11...

Archenette EvangelioAug 25, 2011 01:35 am GMT1482 views
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Digital Journal launches online project to commemorate 9/11
The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
document Distributed Knowledge

The Guardian's over-arching commitment to an open and collaborative newsroom makes it a natural home for the citizens agenda. The citizens agenda is a simple concept, and their approach...

Fritz SchaeferDec 08, 2011 09:29 pm GMT822 views
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The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
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