Who's Afraid of the MSM?
Recent public spats between mainstream industrial journalism and citizen-led media – news bloggers and citizen journalists – actually mask their increasing interdependence, and obscure the advantages to be gained on both sides by recognising and nurturing this. A comparison between two recent moments of exchange between the "MSM" and its citizen counterpart illustrates both the scope of the conflict, and the underlying reality: citizen media is heavily reliant on the mainstream as a source for activities of "gatewatching" and metacommentary, and professional journalists are increasingly willing to turn to citizen media for news, talent and content.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
First published at Gatewatching:
Also published in a condensed version at ABC Online:
|Keywords:||Australia, politics, media, journalism, news, citizen journalism|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600) > Australian Government and Politics (160601)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (The authors)|
|Deposited On:||31 Oct 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:48|
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