Tagged: Citizen journalism

Entrepreneurial journalism and the future roles of journalists 0

Entrepreneurial journalism and the future roles of journalists

I’m reading Ellyn Angelotti‘s summary of the discussions during the recent Journalism That Matters conference, wishing I had been there. It is written in an optimistic tone, and the focus is on journalistic entrepreneurship....

The BBC to educate the public in journalism 0

The BBC to educate the public in journalism

Now everyone can take part of the online journalistic training and resources the BBC has available to its journalists. The BBC blog dot life announces a virtual college of journalism: “One of the most...

Scoopt's closing and the end of dedicated citjourn agencies 0

Scoopt's closing and the end of dedicated citjourn agencies

Citizen journalism photo agency Scoopt has shut down. Getty Images, which purchased the site two years back, are letting it go. In an interview in the British Journal of Photography, PJP, Getty spokesperson Alison...

Good use of microblogging in journalism – give us more examples! 1

Good use of microblogging in journalism – give us more examples!

Whether status updates on social media sites should count as microblogging or not, the walled garden that Facebook still is to a large extent, makes status updates if not useless from a publishing perspective...

Dan Gillmor's new book – a guide for news consumers 0

Dan Gillmor's new book – a guide for news consumers

Who can we trust in an age when anyone can be a journalist? How do we know? As citizen journalism has taken quite a bit of beef lately, especially after the Steve Jobs supposed...

Will there be a dark period for journalism? 5

Will there be a dark period for journalism?

Will we see the collapse of journalism as papers fail to take the step over from dead wood publishing? Or are we at a dawn of a smarter news industry? Opinions vary, and we...

Tomas and Kristin podcasting What's Next 0

Tomas and Kristin podcasting What's Next

If you’re a Swede and interested in what’s happening on the web and in new media, I’m sure you can’t have missed the podcast What’s Next. With a background in radio journalism, hosts Tomas...

Joi Ito: Don't sign bad licenses 7

Joi Ito: Don't sign bad licenses

Citizen Media Watch met with blogging veteran, super-entrepreneur and CEO of Creative Commons Joi Ito during the SIME conference in Stockholm. He told us about how he (possibly) made the New York Times change...

Camilla Lindberg: You need to be right – and earn the trust 0

Camilla Lindberg: You need to be right – and earn the trust

Over at Same Same But Different there’s an interesting guest post by politician Camilla Lindberg, the only member of one of the government parties in Sweden who voted against the new and controversial wiretapping...

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media 0

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media

12seconds.tv, a lifestreaming/commentary/microblogging service in video format currently in beta, is becoming a popular tool for bringing people’s opinion to established media sites. The site’s built on really short video clips (12 seconds, duh!)...

Citizen journalism's big impact in Korea 0

Citizen journalism's big impact in Korea

Interesting piece over at TechnoKimchi on the protests against president Lee Myung-Bak in Korea and how it all came about through citizen journalism: How did it happen so quickly? This is the fun part....

Personal transparency, the eleventh change for journalists 1

Personal transparency, the eleventh change for journalists

A lot of comments have been made to Paul Bradshaw’s (read his blog too) excellent list of changes for journalists in the upcoming ten years in the Press Gazette lately. In short, the list...