“Preditors” : making citizen journalism work
Wilson, Jason A., Saunders, Barry J., & Bruns, Axel (2009) “Preditors” : making citizen journalism work. In Gordon, Janey (Ed.) Notions of community : a collection of community media debates and dilemmas. Peter Lang Publishing Group, New York, pp. 245-270.
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As interest grows in “citizen journalism” and user-generated news content, parallel forms of professional practice are emerging among those charged with facilitating amateur news production. But for now, these are easy to miss. Independent online initiatives and established news organizations have successfully experimented with user-generated content, but layers of professional supervision and coordination are often hidden from view in key debates. Few successful citizen journalism websites thrive on the efforts of users alone and most incorporate small professional teams that coordinate, manage, publicise and contribute content. Bringing this kind of work to light enables more informed discussions of possible futures in this area – both for citizen journalism initiatives and for journalism as a profession.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
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|Keywords:||journalism, citizen journalism, community, collaboration, online news|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300) > Journalism Studies (190301)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Peter Lang Publishing Group|
|Deposited On:||05 Mar 2009 00:02|
|Last Modified:||10 Oct 2015 14:12|
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