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Articles tagged citizen journalism (58)

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Engin Onder    
“We all used Twitter, and we asked ourselves: Do we really need microphones emblazoned with the name of a TV station to let people know what’s happening?”
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Joseph Lichterman    
Using Twitter and contributors from across Turkey, 140journos is fighting government censorship by providing independent news.
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Caroline O'Donovan    
With over 200,000 followers on Facebook and a tireless work ethic, the only question is where Justin Auciello will take Jersey Shore Hurricane News next.
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Joshua Benton    
Nieman Lab and some other organizations dedicated to journalism are asking people who gather news for publication to take a survey on press passes, access, and other issues around media credentials. We’d love your help.
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Natalia Mazotte    
Providing journalism from within Brazil’s protest movement has led the “ninjas” to find an audience that wants to be represented in media.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: Developments in the DOJ’s seizure cases, The Washington Post unveils its pay plan, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Hong Qu    
Nieman Visiting Fellow Hong Qu analyzes the role social media played in breaking the news of the Boston Marathon attack.
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Caroline O'Donovan    
“If we could start to really connect people around story ideas before they’re reported, in a way that makes sense and is using technology in a savvy way and make it efficient to do, we would be really interested in doing that.”
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Justin Ellis    
Researchers found that Twitter users covering the violence start to take on some of the characteristics of traditional media.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: The debate on aggregation do’s and don’ts, the state of media reporting, and the rest of the week’s news.
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Chris Hannay    
The newspaper wanted to show the American election through Canadian eyes. Here’s what they learned along the way.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: President Obama’s stop at Reddit, questions about bias and boundaries at The New York Times, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.