Tag Archives: Citizen Journalism
Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by Damian Ghigliotty.
One function that runs throughout the entire ecosystem is the role of community training — both in editorial coverage and ad sales. The New News Organization plays an important role here as an outlet for experienced, professional journalists to train local bloggers and citizen journalists how to cover their communities with more depth, detail and [...]
Posted on 13. Aug, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
by Mike Reicher What do you get when seasoned professional journalists train novice teenage bloggers in the tools of the trade? We’ve started to answer that question this summer at The Local, The New York Times’ collaborative blog covering neighborhoods in Brooklyn and New Jersey. Since launching in March, one of our goals at The [...]
Posted on 04. Aug, 2009 by Damian Ghigliotty.
Imagine if citizens in low-income neighborhoods around the U.S. were given the necessary cameras, software and training to make short videos about important issues in their communities. Say, cultural, socioeconomic and political issues not covered by their local newspapers or television networks. That is what Jessica Mayberry, co-founder of the global social media network Video [...]