Crowdsourcing as a Knowledge-Search Method in Digital Journalism

@article{Aitamurto2016CrowdsourcingAA,
  title={Crowdsourcing as a Knowledge-Search Method in Digital Journalism},
  author={Tanja Aitamurto},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={280 - 297}
}
  • Tanja Aitamurto
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • Digital Journalism
  • This article examines crowdsourcing as a knowledge-search method and an open journalistic practice in digital journalism. The study draws on data from four cases in which professional journalists used crowdsourcing in their investigations. Crowdsourcing resulted in an efficient knowledge discovery and a continuous flow of tips to journalists and thus benefited journalistic investigations. The horizontal and vertical transparency in crowdsourced journalism supported the knowledge-search process… CONTINUE READING
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