Participatory Journalism

Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers

Author: Jane B. Singer,David Domingo,Ari Heinonen,Alfred Hermida,Steve Paulussen,Thorsten Quandt,Zvi Reich,Marina Vujnovic

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444340723

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Who makes the news in a digital age? Participatory Journalism offers fascinating insights into how journalists in Western democracies are thinking about, and dealing with, the inclusion of content produced and published by the public. A timely look at digital news, the changes it is bringing for journalists and an industry in crisis Original data throughout, in the form of in-depth interviews with dozens of journalists at leading news organizations in ten Western democracies Provides a unique model of the news-making process and its openness to user participation in five stages Gives a first-hand look at the workings and challenges of online journalism on a global scale, through data that has been seamlessly combined so that each chapter presents the views of journalists in many nations, highlighting both similarities and differences, both national and individual
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Citizen Journalism

Global Perspectives

Author: Stuart Allan

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9781433102950

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 277

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Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives examines the spontaneous actions of ordinary people, caught up in extraordinary events, who felt compelled to adopt the role of a news reporter. This collection of twenty-one original, thought-provoking chapters investigates citizen journalism in the West, including the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia, as well as its development in a variety of other national contexts around the globe, including Brazil, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Palestine, South Korea, Vietnam, and even Antarctica. It engages with several of the most significant topics for this important area of inquiry from fresh, challenging perspectives. Its aim is to assess the contribution of citizen journalism to crisis reporting, and to encourage new forms of dialogue and debate about how it may be improved in future.
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Discussing the News

The Uneasy Alliance of Participatory Journalists and the Critical Public

Author: Simon Smith

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331952965X

Category: Social Science

Page: 151

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This book examines two new roles that journalists assume in a participatory media environment – the administration (moderation) of online discussion and the monitoring of and engagement in comments below their articles. The author argues that it is precisely because both roles are treated as peripheral and undignified in newsrooms that they are so revealing, following the maxim: to make sense of what professions are and where they are heading, look at their boundaries and their dirty work. Based on a three-year ethnographic study, it offers key insights about the role of the media as democratic intermediaries in political participation, the creative possibilities for ‘amateurs’ as co-producers of digital news, the changing character of the knowledge professions and the dynamics of organisational innovation. The book argues that as media organisations face a crisis in their ability to represent the public, the challenge is to orchestrate participatory journalism as a collective accomplishment in which everyone is not a journalist but everyone can be a contributor. Bridging the divides between communication studies, linguistics, STS, organisational and occupational sociology it will interest social scientists and media studies experts.
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Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism

Co-operation, Collaboration and Connectivity

Author: Stuart Allan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351813447

Category: Social Science

Page: 356

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If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism? This rather flippant question cuts to the heart of a set of pressing issues, where an array of impassioned voices may be heard in vigorous debate. While some of these voices are confidently predicting photojournalism's impending demise as the latest casualty of internet-driven convergence, others are heralding its dramatic rebirth, pointing to the democratisation of what was once the exclusive domain of the professional. Regardless of where one is situated in relation to these stark polarities, however, it is readily apparent that photojournalism is being decisively transformed across shifting, uneven conditions for civic participation in ways that raise important questions for journalism’s forms and practices in a digital era. This book's contributors identify and critique a range of factors currently recasting photojournalism's professional ethos, devoting particular attention to the challenges posed by the rise of citizen journalism. This book was originally published as two special issues, in Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice.
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Participatory Politics and Citizen Journalism in a Networked Africa

A Connected Continent

Author: Bruce Mutsvairo

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137554509

Category: Social Science

Page: 291

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This book investigates the role of citizen journalism in railroading social and political changes in sub-Saharan Africa. Case studies are drawn from research conducted by leading scholars from the fields of media studies, journalism, anthropology and history, who uniquely probe the real impact of technologies in driving change in Africa.
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Online News: Journalism And The Internet

Journalism and the Internet

Author: Allan, Stuart

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335221211

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Provides an analysis of online news. This book offers insights into debates concerning the ways in which journalism is evolving on the internet, devoting particular attention to the factors influencing its development. It shows how the forms, practices and epistemologies of online news are gradually becoming conventionalized. In this exciting and timely book, Stuart Allan provides a wide-ranging analysis of online news. He offers important insights into key debates concerning the ways in which journalism is evolving on the internet, devoting particular attention to the factors influencing its development. Using a diverse range of examples, he shows how the forms, practices and epistemologies of online news are gradually becoming conventionalized, and assesses the implications for journalism's future. The rise of online news is examined with regard to the reporting of a series of major news events. The topics include coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing, the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, the September 11 attacks, election campaigns, and the war in Iraq. The emergence of blogging is traced with an eye to its impact on journalism as a profession. The participatory journalism of news sites such as Indymedia, OhmyNews, and Wikinews is explored, as is the citizen journalist reporting of the South Asian tsunami, London bombings and Hurricane Katrina.
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International Handbook of Internet Research

Author: Jeremy Hunsinger,Lisbeth Klastrup,Matthew Allen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402097898

Category: Computers

Page: 622

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Internet research spans many disciplines. From the computer or information s- ences, through engineering, and to social sciences, humanities and the arts, almost all of our disciplines have made contributions to internet research, whether in the effort to understand the effect of the internet on their area of study, or to investigate the social and political changes related to the internet, or to design and develop so- ware and hardware for the network. The possibility and extent of contributions of internet research vary across disciplines, as do the purposes, methods, and outcomes. Even the epistemological underpinnings differ widely. The internet, then, does not have a discipline of study for itself: It is a ?eld for research (Baym, 2005), an open environment that simultaneously supports many approaches and techniques not otherwise commensurable with each other. There are, of course, some inhibitions that limit explorations in this ?eld: research ethics, disciplinary conventions, local and national norms, customs, laws, borders, and so on. Yet these limits on the int- net as a ?eld for research have not prevented the rapid expansion and exploration of the internet. After nearly two decades of research and scholarship, the limits are a positive contribution, providing bases for discussion and interrogation of the contexts of our research, making internet research better for all. These ‘limits,’ challenges that constrain the theoretically limitless space for internet research, create boundaries that give de?nition to the ?eld and provide us with a particular topography that enables research and investigation.
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The Participatory Journalism of Michael Herr, Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joan Didion

Creating New Reporting Styles

Author: Jason Mosser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780773425996

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 246

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Unlike journalists who adopted the conventions of detachment and objectivity, these New Journalists employed their subjective, literary styles to construct their narrative personae and to dramatize not only events like the Vietnam War and the 1972 presidential campaign, but their direct participation in stories they told by placing themselves in the center of the narratives as protagonists and openly acknowledging their subjective impressions of the events they covered.
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Online Journalism Ethics: Traditions and Transitions

Traditions and Transitions

Author: Cecilia Friend,Jane Singer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317463617

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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Online media present both old and new ethical issues for journalists who must make decisions in an interactive, instantaneous environment short on normative standards or guidelines. This user-friendly book guides prospective and professional journalists through ethical questions encountered only online. Including real-life examples and perspectives from online journalists in every chapter, the book examines the issues of gathering information, reporting, interviewing, and writing for mainstream news organizations on the Web. It considers the ethical implications of linking, interactivity, verification, transparency, and Web advertising, as well as the effects of convergence on newsrooms. It also addresses the question of who is a journalist and what is journalism in an age when anyone can be a publisher. Each chapter includes a complex case study that promotes critical thinking and classroom discussion about how to apply the ethical issues covered.
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Public Journalism 2.0

The Promise and Reality of a Citizen Engaged Press

Author: Jack Rosenberry,Burton St John

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135966095

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

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Where does journalism fit in the media landscape of blogs, tweets, Facebook postings, YouTube videos, and literally billions of Web pages? Public Journalism 2.0 examines the ways that civic or public journalism is evolving, especially as audience-created content—sometimes referred to as citizen journalism or participatory journalism—becomes increasingly prominent in contemporary media. As the contributors to this edited volume demonstrate, the mere use of digital technologies is not the fundamental challenge of a new citizen-engaged journalism; rather, a depper understanding of how civic/public journalism can inform citizen-propelled initiatives is required. Through a mix of original research, essays, interviews, and case studies, this collection establishes how public journalism principles and practices offer journalists, scholars, and citizens insights into how digital technology and other contemporary practices can increase civic engagement and improve public life. Each chapter concludes with pedagogical features including: * Theoretical Implications highlighting the main theoretical lessons from each chapter, * Practical Implications applying the chapter's theoretical findings to the practice of citizen-engaged jouranlis, *Reflection Questions prompting the reader to consider how to extend the theory and application of the chapter. blogging and other participatory journalism practices enabled by digital technology are not always in line with the original vision of public journalism, which strives to report news in such a way as to promote civic engagement by its audience. Public Journalism 2.0 seeks to reinvent public journalism for the 21st century and to offer visions of how digital technology can be enlisted to promote civic involvement in the news.
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Revolution 2.0

Wie wir mit der ägyptischen Revolution die Welt verändern

Author: Wael Ghonim

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843701830

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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Mit verbundenen Augen saß Wael Ghonim, Marketingchef von Google, 12 Tage im Gefängnis der ägyptischen Staatspolizei. Kaum war er wieder frei, wurden ihm vor laufender Kamera Bilder von getöteten Demonstranten gezeigt. Er brach in Tränen aus. Der Widerstand hatte ein neues Gesicht. Zum ersten Mal erzählt Ghonim von seinem Kampf gegen die ägyptische Regierung nach der Ermordung des Bloggers Khaled Said. Während der Protestbewegung gegen Präsident Mubarak gründete er die Facebook-Gruppe »We are all Khaled Said«, wo er zu Demonstrationen gegen das Regime aufrief. Zwei Wochen später trat Mubarak zurück. Wael Ghonim erklärt, warum eine Revolution in Ägypten unausweichlich war und was man daraus lernen kann: Er liefert die Blaupause dafür, wie wir Dinge verändern können – bis zur Revolution 2.0.
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Online Newsgathering: Research and Reporting for Journalism

Author: Stephen Quinn,Co-Ordinator of Journalism Studies Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Stephen Lamble,Stephen Lamble

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136033068

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Journalists used to rely on their notepad and pen. Today, professional journalists rely on the computer-and not just for the writing. Much, if not all, of a journalist's research happens on a computer. If you are journalist of any kind, you need to know how to find the information you need online. This book will show you how to find declassified governmental files, statistics of all kinds, simple and complex search engines for small and large data gathering, and directories of subject experts. This book is for the many journalists around the world who didn't attend a formal journalism school before going to work, those journalists who were educated before online research became mainstream, and for any student studying journalism today. It will teach you how to use the Internet wisely, efficiently and comprehensively so that you will always have your facts straight and fast. Online Newsgathering: . reflects the most current thinking . is pertinent to both industry and education . focuses on what people need to know Please visit the authors' companion website at http://computerassistedreporting.com for additional resources.
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Convergence Journalism

Writing and Reporting Across the News Media

Author: Janet Kolodzy

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742538863

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 267

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Media prognosticators have been declaring the death of radio, daily newspapers, journalistic ethics, and even journalism itself. This is an introductory text on how to think, report, write, and present news across platforms. It aims to prepare journalism students for the future of news reporting.
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Mitmach-Medien

Wie eine stärkere Publikumsbeteiligung den Journalismus verändert

Author: Daniela Bolsmann,Lisa Seiler

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3638868869

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 106

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Journalismus, Publizistik, Note: 1,3, Technische Universität Dortmund (Institut für Journalistik), 189 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: ... Diese Arbeit widmet sich einer speziellen Form der Publikumsbeteiligung, die hier in Anlehnung an die Definition von Joyce Nip (2006) als „participatory journalism“, als par-tizipativer Journalismus also, bezeichnet wird. Unter diesem Stichwort versteht die vorlie-gende Arbeit einen Journalismus, der die Nähe seines Publikums sucht, indem er dieses an den eigenen Prozessen und Produkten beteiligt. Professionelle Journalisten werden dadurch nicht überflüssig, ihre Arbeit wird vom Publikum lediglich unterstützt bzw. ergänzt. Aufgrund seines hohen Potentials an Interaktivität ist das Internet für eine Zusammenarbeit mit dem Publikum besonders geeignet, aber auch in die Berichterstattung anderer Medien kann das Publikum stärker einbezogen werden. Eine solche Form von Journalismus ist aus zweierlei Gründen interessant. Die neue Vorgehensweise wendet sich klar gegen den traditionellen Journalismus, in dem ein passi-ves Publikum von einer journalistischen Elite informiert wird. Wie ein dominanter Vater glaubt diese Elite ganz genau zu wissen, was für die Schützlinge am besten ist. Der partizipative Journalismus wendet sich gegen diese elitäre Bevormundung, zugleich jedoch will er die Revolte der mündig gewordenen Schützlinge stoppen. Er grenzt sich damit ab von dem Phänomen, das sich als Gegenbewegung zum traditionellen Journalismus versteht: den neuen Formen von Amateurjournalismus im Internet. Interessanterweise versucht der partizipative Journalismus dabei den webbasierten Bürgerjournalismus mit den eigenen Waffen zu schlagen: mit mehr Interaktion und Transparenz, mit Blogs und Wikis. Der par-tizipative Journalismus folgt somit dem Leitspruch von Blogger Jarvis: „Online, you have to give up control to gain power“ (2003). Ziel dieser Arbeit ist es, den partizipativen Journalismus innerhalb des Spannungsfel-des zwischen den traditionellen und den von Amateuren bestimmten Formen zu verstehen: Wie ist er entstanden? Wie lassen sich partizipative Projekte umsetzen? Und wie wirken sie sich auf den Journalismus insgesamt aus? Die Literatur zum Thema hat diese Fragen bisher noch nicht systematisch und zusammenhängend beantwortet. Diese Arbeit wird die verschiedenen Ansätze daher systematisieren und modellhaft darstellen. ...
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Participatory Sportswriting

An Anthology, 1870–1937

Author: Zachary Michael Jack

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786455071

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 254

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Long before journalist George Plimpton donned shoulder pads for Paper Lion, sportswriters were stepping onto the field, arena, track and ring. This first-of-its-kind anthology of participatory sportswriting collects 48 pieces from the Gilded and Golden Age greats. Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Frances Elizabeth Willard, John Muir, Jack London, Zane Grey, Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, Bill Tilden, Bobby Jones, Helen Mills, Paul Gallico, and many more prowled America’s sporting grounds with pen in hand in a time when, as Grantland Rice put it, “a flame...lit up the sporting skies and covered the world.”
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The Anthropology of News & Journalism

Global Perspectives

Author: S. Elizabeth Bird

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253221269

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

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This title explores the role of news and journalism in contemporary culture from an anthropological perspective. Essays by leading scholars look at communities of professional and nonprofessional journalists.
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