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Who's Afraid of the MSM?

Wilson, Jason A., Bruns, Axel, & Saunders, Barry J. (2007) Who's Afraid of the MSM? ABC News Online: Opinion.

Abstract

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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ID Code: 10495
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: First published at Gatewatching: http://gatewatching.org/2007/09/30/whos-afraid-of-the-msm/ Also published in a condensed version at ABC Online: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/09/27/2045115.htm
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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
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:48

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