Posts by tag: citizen+journalism

but is it art? May 14, 2012 posted by

CNN iReport gives us all the chance to become a mainstream news journalist

The Interweb has wrought massive changes in the world, all right, and nowhere more than in the news gathering space. Not only have citizen journalists consistently proved they can out-run news reporters –  see the Hudson bay crash for an example of the power of Twitter –  but the crowd can also get access where others fear to tread. Now at last it looks as though the mainstream news agencies are beginning to work it out; better late than never!

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