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Preparing for an age of participatory news

Deuze, Mark , Bruns, Axel, & Neuberger, Christoph (2007) Preparing for an age of participatory news. Journalism Practice, 1(3), pp. 322-338.

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Abstract

In a time of decling public trust in news, loss of advertising revenue, and an increasingly partipatory, self-expressive and digital media culture, journalism is in the process of rethinking and reinventing itself. In this manuscript, the authors explore how journalism is preparing itself for an age of participatory news: a time where (some of) the news is gathered, selected, edited and communicated by professionals and amateurs, and by producers and consumers alike. Using materials from case studies of emerging participatory news practices in The Netherlands, Germany, Australia and the United States, the authors conclude with some preliminary recommendations for further research and theorize early explanations for the success or failure of participatory journalism.

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ID Code: 9785
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: citizen's media, digital culture, journalism practice, journalism studies, journalism theory, participatory media
DOI: 10.1080/17512780701504864
ISSN: 1751-2786
Subjects: 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 Taylor and Francis
Copyright Statement: First published in Journalism Practice 1(3):pp. 322-338
Deposited On: 27 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:38

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