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Citizen journalism : global perspectives

Author: Stuart Allan; Einar Thorsen
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2009-2014.
Series: Global crises and the media, v. 1.; Global crises and the media, v. 14.
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The second volume of Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives seeks to build upon the agenda set in motion by the first volume, namely by: offering an overview of key developments in citizen journalism since 2008, including the use of social media in crisis reporting; providing a new set of case studies highlighting important instances of citizen reporting of crisis events in a complementary range of national  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Allan; Einar Thorsen
ISBN: 9781433102950 1433102951 9781433102967 143310296X 9781433122828 1433122820 9781433122835 1433122839
OCLC Number: 318292474
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Section I. Eyewitness crisis reporting : Histories of citizen journalism / Stuart Allan --
The taming of the warblogs: citizen journalism and the war in Iraq / Melissa Wall --
Citizen photojournalism during crisis events / Sophia B. Liu, Leysia Palen, Jeanette Sutton, Amanda L. Hughes, and Sarah Vieweg --
Wikinews reporting of Hurricane Katrina / Farida Vis --
Citizen journalism in India: the politics of recognition / Prasun Sonwalkar --
Human rights and wrongs: blogging news of everyday life in Palestine / Heba Zayyan and Cynthia Carter --
Citizen journalism in China: the case of the Wenchuan earthquake / Joyce Y.M. Nip --
Blogging the climate change crisis from Antarctica / Einar Thorsen --
Section II. Citizen journalism and democratic cultures : The Iranian story: what citizens? What journalism? / Gholam Khiabany and Annabelle Sreberny --
Citizen journalism and child rights in Brazil / Olga Guedes Bailey --
OhmyNews: citizen journalism in South Korea / Chang Woo Young --
Globalization, citizen journalism, and the nation state: a Vietnamese perspective / An Nguyen --
Citizen journalism and the North Belgian peace march / Nico Carpentier, Ludo De Brabander, and Bart Cammaerts --
Indymedia and the law: issues for citizen journalism / Lee Salter --
Citizen media and the Kenyan electoral crisis / Ethan Zuckerman --
Citizen journalism as social networking: reporting the 2007 Australian federal election / Axel Bruns, Jason Wilson, and Barry Saunders --
Crisis alert: Barack Obama meets a citizen journalist / Tom Fiedler --
Section III. Future challenges : Citizen journalism in the global news arena: China's new media critics / Stephen D. Reese and Jia Dai --
User-generated content and journalistic values / Jane B. Singer and Ian Ashman --
Wiki journalism / Paul Bradshaw --
The future of citizen journalism / Mark Deuze. Section I. Re-imagining citizen journalism : Social media and the Mumbai terror attack: the coming of age of Twitter / Yasmin Ibrahim --
CNN's citizen journalism platform: the ambivalent labor of iReporting / Lindsay Palmer --
Righting wrongs: citizen journalism and miscarriages of justice / Chris Greer and Eugene McLaughlin --
"I have a voice": the cosmopolitan ambivalence of convergent journalism / Lilie Chouliarake --
Before the revolutionary moment: the significance of Lebanese and Egyptian bloggers in the new media ecology / Kristina Riegert --
Citizen journalism in real time? Live blogging and crisis events / Neil Thurman and James Rodgers --
Section II. Capturing crisis : Tools in their pockets: how personal media were used during the Christchurch earthquakes / Donald Matheson --
Hurricane Sandy and the adoption of citizen journalism platforms / Trevor Knoblich --
Live reporting terror: remediating citizen crisis communication / Einar Thorsen --
Eyewitness images as a genre of crisis reporting / Mette Mortensen --
Reformulating photojournalism: interweaving professional and citizen photo-reportage of the Boston bombings / Stuart Allan --
Citizen journalism, sharing, and the ethics of visibility / Graham Meikle --
Section III. Globalising cultures of citizen journalism : Citizen journalism, development and social change: hype and hope / Silvio Waisbord --
A Latin American approach to citizen journalism / Clemencia Rodríguez --
Getting into the mainstream: the digital/media strategies of a feminist coalition in Puerto Rico / Firuzeh Shokooh Valle --
Reporting a revolution and its aftermath: when activists drive the news coverage / Yomna Kamel --
Citizen journalism in Indonesia's disputed territories: life on the new media frontline / Kayt Davies --
Civic responsibility and empowerment: citizen journalism in Russia / Karina Alexanyan --
Beyond the newsroom monopolies: citizen journalism as the practice of freedom in Zimbabwe / Last Moyo --
Section IV. New crises, alternative agendas : "Blade and keyboard in hand": wikileaks and/as citizen journalism / Lisa Lynch --
Beyond journalism: the new public information space / Nik Gowing --
The evolution of citizen journalism in crises: from reporting to crisis management / Hayley Watson and Kush Wadhwa --
Citizen journalism in the age of Weibo: the Shifang environmental protest / Lei Guo --
Little brother is watching: citizen video journalists and witness narratives / Mary Angela Bock --
Occupy Wall street and social media news sharing after the wake of institutional journalism / Kevin Michael DeLuca and Sean Lawson --
The activist as citizen journalist / Sue Robinson and Mitchael L. Schwartz.
Series Title: Global crises and the media, v. 1.; Global crises and the media, v. 14.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart Allan and Einar Thorsen.


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