Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers / Edition 1by Jane B. Singer, David Domingo, Ari Heinonen, Alfred Hermida
Pub. Date: 05/16/2011
- A timely look at digital news, the changes it is bringing for journalists and an industry in
Who makes the news in a digital age? Participatory Journalism offers fascinating insights into how journalists in Western democracies are thinking about, and dealing with, the inclusion of content produced and published by the public.
- A timely look at digital news, the changes it is bringing for journalists and an industry in crisis
- Original data throughout, in the form of in-depth interviews with dozens of journalists at leading news organizations in ten Western democracies
- Provides a unique model of the news-making process and its openness to user participation in five stages
- Gives a first-hand look at the workings and challenges of online journalism on a global scale, through data that has been seamlessly combined so that each chapter presents the views of journalists in many nations, highlighting both similarities and differences, both national and individual
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- New Edition
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- 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Table of ContentsNotes on Authors.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Sharing the Road.
Part I: The Impact of Participatory Journalism.
Chapter 2: Mechanisms of Participation: How audience options shape the conversation (Alfred Hermida).
Chapter 3: The Journalist’s Relationship with Users: New dimensions to conventional roles (Ari Heinonen).
Part II: Managing Change.
Chapter 4: Inside the Newsroom: Journalists' motivations and organizational structures (Steve Paulussen).
Chapter 5: Managing Audience Participation: Practices, workfl ows and strategies (David Domingo).
Chapter 6: User Comments: The transformation of participatory space (Zvi Reich).
Part III: Issues and Implications.
Chapter 7: Taking Responsibility: Legal and ethical issues in participatory journalism (Jane B. Singer).
Chapter 8: Participatory Journalism in the Marketplace: Economic motivations behind the practices (Marina Vujnovic).
Chapter 9: Understanding a New Phenomenon: The signifi cance of participatory journalism (Thorsten Quandt).
Chapter 10: Fluid Spaces, Fluid Journalism: The role of the "active recipient" in participatory journalism (Alfred Hermida).
Appendix: About Our Study.
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