Tagged: Citizen journalism

Business Week on vlogging and citizen journalism 0

Business Week on vlogging and citizen journalism

BusinessWeek.com has a long piece on “vlogging, citizen journalism, and other facets of the online video phenomenon”. Long live the net video revolution, the article writer Catherine Holahan exclaims. The article brings up vlogging...

Dan Gillmor's media predictions for 2007 0

Dan Gillmor's media predictions for 2007

Dan Gillmor is a wise man in the citizen media world, so it’s with interest I read his media predictions for 2007. They are about US media, but interesting none the less. And I...

Mashups as a journalistic – and political – tool: Tunisia example 0

Mashups as a journalistic – and political – tool: Tunisia example

The Tunisian Prison map is a great example of how you can use mashups as a base for journalism or political lobbying. Based on a google map, Sami Ben Gharbia has pinpointed Tunisian prisons...

The Lebanese ambulance attack and trust in citizen – and established – media 5

The Lebanese ambulance attack and trust in citizen – and established – media

In August, a friend pointed me to the Red Cross Ambulance Incident fraud report at Zombietime. Today I read Ethan Zuckerman‘s recent post about the story. In short, two Lebanese Red Cross ambulances were...

LA Times on "YouTube journalism" 0

LA Times on "YouTube journalism"

The LA Times has a piece on what they call YouTube journalism, and start off with the example of this video clip, filmed by a mountaneering expedition team in the Nangapa pass in the...

Media Culpa's 2007 0

Media Culpa's 2007

I had a great time reading Hans Kullin at Media Culpa‘s predictions for 2007. I really recommend you to check out this post. Here’s how he thinks citizen journalism will affect mainstream media in...

BBC starts citizen journalism project in Brighton 1

BBC starts citizen journalism project in Brighton

In collaboration with the University of Brighton, Nokia and Ymogen, BBC Innovation is launching a month-long citizen journalism project in Brighton. It’s a multimedia project, meaning the participants will use video, still photography and...

Citizen media voices: It's US, not YOU 0

Citizen media voices: It's US, not YOU

Following Time’s declaring of YOU as the Person of the Year, several voices in the citizen media world has been raised saying no, it’s not you, not as individuals – it’s us, WE are...

Time magazine: YOU are the person of the year 0

Time magazine: YOU are the person of the year

TIME magazine has a tradition of naming someone who has done something great the Person of the Year. This year, TIME magazine has declared that the person of the year is: you. Yes, the...

Tomorrow's journalism – less fact checking? 1

Tomorrow's journalism – less fact checking?

Paul Gillin writes about “The coming collapse and rebirth of newspaper journalism”. He predicts that In 10 years, probably a third of metropolitan daily print newspapers will be gone. Some will go entirely online,...

Hypa – a Swedish Digg clone 1

Hypa – a Swedish Digg clone

IDG Sweden has (according to Dagens Media) started a new site called Hypa, which is pretty much a Digg clone in Swedish (instead of Digging stories you Hype them), targeted at tech nerds. So...

Oscar Swartz to set up citizen journalism wiki 1

Oscar Swartz to set up citizen journalism wiki

Today free speech-activist Oscar Swartz writes that he is to set up a ”structure” for citizen journalism about free communication, immaterial rights and surveillance in Berlin and Stockholm. Swartz recently received a II-stiftelsen grant...