Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives

Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives

by Stuart Allan
     
 

Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives examines the spontaneous actions of ordinary people, caught up in extraordinary events, who felt compelled to adopt the role of a news reporter. This collection of twenty-one original, thought-provoking chapters investigates citizen journalism in the West, including the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, andSee more details below

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Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives examines the spontaneous actions of ordinary people, caught up in extraordinary events, who felt compelled to adopt the role of a news reporter. This collection of twenty-one original, thought-provoking chapters investigates citizen journalism in the West, including the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia, as well as its development in a variety of other national contexts around the globe, including Brazil, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Palestine, South Korea, Vietnam, and even Antarctica. It engages with several of the most significant topics for this important area of inquiry from fresh, challenging perspectives. Its aim is to assess the contribution of citizen journalism to crisis reporting, and to encourage new forms of dialogue and debate about how it may be improved in future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433102950
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2009
Series:
Global Crises and the Media Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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