Citizen Journalism

  • Mexican Women Challenge Media Stereotypes

    Mexican Women Challenge Media Stereotypes


    by Staff
    Posted August 17, 2016

  • Women at the forefront of citizen journalism in the Philippines

    Women at the forefront of citizen journalism in the Philippines


    by Staff
    Posted June 09, 2016
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  • Citizen journalism has a bright future


    Today’s technology seems to allow anyone who has access to a network and who can afford it to report what is going on in their own backyard or public square.

    The most basic phone has a camera and it is simple to post images, video and text to social media sites. As a result, citizen journalists – ordinary people observing events in their local context – are everywhere.



    Philip Lee
    Posted July 12, 2013
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  • 2013/1 Citizen journalism is here to stay

    In less than a decade, and unsurprisingly given the rapid proliferation of digital media platforms, citizen journalism has upset the applecart of traditional journalism. Yet, for all kinds of reasons, professional journalists are increasingly viewing citizen journalism as a means of supplementing sources, of getting closer to the ground, and of gaining crucial insights into complicated local situations.

    Philip Lee
    Posted March 04, 2013
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  • Social media and citizen journalism are powerful tools

    Participants in a workshop on the ethics of social media called for guidelines in the use of social media and citizen journalism that can create greater transparency and credibility. Building a healthy alliance between professional journalists and citizen journalists is crucial to good governance and good citizenship.


    Philip Lee
    Posted July 03, 2012
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  • WACC calls for code of ethics for citizen journalism

    On World Press Freedom Day 3 May 2012, WACC President Dr Dennis Smith and General Secretary Dr. Rev Karin Achtelstetter invite members and partners to work towards an international code of ethics for citizen journalism. WACC is celebrating the importance of press freedom and remembering journalists whose lives are threatened in the course of their profession.

    Posted May 02, 2012
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