We Media. Fascinating detailed PDF white paper on the rise and rise of participatory journalism. Should be mandatory reading for anyone involved in journalism or the media in general.
We are at the beginning of a Golden Age of journalism — but it is not journalism as we have known it. Media futurists have predicted that by 2021, “citizens will produce 50 percent of the news peer-to-peer.” However, mainstream news media have yet to meaningfully adopt or experiment with these new forms…This report details the important considerations when exploring a collaborative effort between audience and traditional media organizations.