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Lab Book Club: Jeff Howe

This edition of the Nieman Journalism Lab Book Club looked at Crowdsourcing by Jeff Howe of Wired Magazine. The book looks at the Internet-powered phenomenon of important tasks being left to an undifferentiated mass of “users,” rather than paid professionals. Crowdsourcing has implications for many areas of our lives, particularly journalism.

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