Tag Archives: Journalism

Ivo Burum on NT Mojo #BBCscc12


By the people, for the people, and it’s not citizen journalism

Steve Yelvington on another subdivision of “journalism” brought about by the impact of social media. To citizen journalism now add people’s journalism.

Riot aftermath: How citizen journalism is reporting it.

Live news coverage of events, the UK riots being the latest case, follows a now well-worn pattern: Outbreak followed by 24h-wall-to-wall media coverage (much of dubious quality), followed by a sharp drop off as the locust-like news crews are reassigned to follow the new news. Continue reading