Citizen Journalism

  title={Citizen Journalism},
  author={Melissa Wall},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  pages={797 - 813}
  • M. Wall
  • Published 3 February 2015
  • Political Science
  • Digital Journalism
This article reviews the state of research on citizen journalism over the past decade. The key areas covered include the ways traditional journalism has responded to this phenomenon from its early criticisms and later clumsy embrace of citizen content; the promises and perils of hyper-local citizen journalism; the intersections of social media tools and individual citizen content creators such as those on blogs and Twitter; citizen journalism in the hands of activists; and the conditions for… 

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