Nudging government to greater accountability

There is an increasing need for stronger accountability of government and thus greater demands on transparency of the diplomatic and national security apparatus. However, despite the advent of WikiLeaks, which purports to ...

London bombing memories explored

Six years on from the devastating 7/7 London bombings and in the wake of the inquest into the attacks, a special issue of the journal Memory Studies, published by SAGE, explores new research into our collective memories of ...

Cell phone photo class is not just for taking pics

(AP) -- A new cell phone photography class at a suburban Philadelphia university focuses on both the quality of the images and the ethical responsibilities that come with taking and publishing them.

Citizen journalism v. legacy news: The battle for news supremacy

A team of researchers from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and two other schools say that even the top 60 citizen websites and bloggers are not filling the information shortfall that has resulted from cutbacks ...

Probing Question: What is citizen journalism?

The last time you watched CNN or read The New York Times online, you might have been surprised to see reporting by ordinary people. From photos uploaded instantly of the earthquake in Indonesia to video of the tsunami in ...

Journalists need 'new, collaborative ways to tell stories'

(PhysOrg.com) -- User-generated content may make some in the mainstream media 'uneasy' but it allows journalists to 'explore new, collaborative ways to tell stories', according to a paper published by Oxford University’s ...

Online ethics and the bloggers' code revealed

Whatever their reason for posting their thoughts online, bloggers have a shared ethical code, according to a recent study published in the journal New Media Society, published by SAGE. Key issues in the blogosphere are telling ...

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