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Crowdsourced journalism: a new democratic platform?

Forrester, Dean (2016) Crowdsourced journalism: a new democratic platform? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (31 Oct 2016). Website.

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Abstract

You might think that there’s too much news content out there already. And it’s struggling to find a model to pay for it. But is it possible to find a way to discover fresh, quality material from ‘non-professionals’ that might satisfy a need for something different? And how could the huge potential for critical, creative journalism be harnessed while also encouraging rigour, honesty and professionalism? A new online media platform just launched in beta, Crowdpondent.com, is attempting to do this by crowdsourcing journalism. Dean Forrester,@ForresterDean, journalist and Chief Content Manager of the new website, explains.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 15:43
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 21:53
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76620

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