News tagged with citizen journalists

3Qs: Citizen journalism in Ferguson

Tensions have escalated in Ferguson, Missouri, following the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, by a white police officer. The incident has led to peaceful protests as well as clashes ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Mars Curiosity lands SXSW interactive award

( —The down-to-Earth persona of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover, expressed on Twitter, Facebook, live streaming on Ustream, viral videos and the first Foursquare check-in from another planet, has captured the 2013 ...

dateMar 14, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Analyzing 'the first YouTube war'

Hundreds of amateur videos captured by news activists, citizen journalists and foreign correspondents in Homs, and distributed to news organizations and video-sharing websites around the world, have prompted some to dub the ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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OMG: Tweets, Facebook welcome in Mass. courtroom

(AP) -- When the camera switches on in one of the busiest courtrooms in Massachusetts, murder arraignments, traffic and drug cases heard there will become fodder for a new experiment: how bloggers and other citizen journalists ...

dateMay 02, 2011 in Internet
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Mobile phones 'to revolutionise news coverage'

Mobile phones are set to dramatically shake up the global news industry, as cellphones increasingly become a basic consumer essential and users upgrade their handsets with greater frequency.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Other
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Web sites aim to survive with hyperlocal focus

Finding a financially viable way to provide local news is a challenge large metropolitan newspapers are confronting. But a Coral Gables, Fla., Web site is among a few locally with faith it can succeed.

dateNov 25, 2009 in Internet
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