Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production

Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production

by Axel Bruns
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820474320

ISBN-13: 9780820474328

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production is the first comprehensive study of the latest wave of online news publications. The book investigates the collaborative publishing models of key news Websites, ranging from the worldwide Indymedia network to the massively successful technology news site Slashdot, and further to the

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Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production is the first comprehensive study of the latest wave of online news publications. The book investigates the collaborative publishing models of key news Websites, ranging from the worldwide Indymedia network to the massively successful technology news site Slashdot, and further to the multitude of Weblogs that have emerged in recent years. Building on collaborative approaches borrowed from the open source software development community, this book illustrates how gatewatching provides an alternative to gatekeeping and other traditional journalistic models of reporting, and has enabled millions of users around the world to participate in the online news publishing process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820474328
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
Digital Formations Series, #26
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Gatewatching11
3Stuff that matters : Slashdot31
4Making news open source53
5Case studies : Indymedia and Wikipedia81
6P2P journalism119
7Case studies : MediaChannel, Plastic, Kuro5hin141
8P2P publishing171
9Case studies : blogs and journalism201
10Content syndication and the semantic Web237
11Case study : gatewatching as semantic metadata generation263
12News communities, news ownership279
13Conclusion307

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