CITIZEN JOURNALISM

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CITIZEN JOURNALISM by Mind Map: CITIZEN JOURNALISM

1. THEORIES

1.1. Versus "grassroots media"

1.2. Theories of Citizenship

1.2.1. Classical Model

1.2.1.1. journalists' role of informing citizens

1.2.1.2. citizens are informed if they attend to the supplied news

1.2.1.3. more informed citizens are more likely to participate

1.2.1.4. the more informed citizens participate, the more democratic a state is more likely to be

1.2.2. Journalism for citizens

1.2.2.1. Monitorial Citizen (Michael Schudson)

1.2.3. Journalism as citizenship

1.2.3.1. Liquid Citizenship (Zizi Papacharissi)

2. CRITICISMS

2.1. Objectivity

2.1.1. ethics

2.1.2. economics

2.1.3. epistemology

2.1.4. gendered ideologies

2.2. Quality

2.2.1. accuracy

2.2.2. unpaid bloggers vs. professional journalists

2.3. Effects

2.3.1. traditional journalists compete

2.3.2. produce content at a rapid pace

2.3.3. budget cuts

2.4. Legal Repercussions

2.4.1. higher vulnerability of unprofessional journalists

2.4.2. credentials should be taken seriously

3. PROPONENTS & FACILITATORS

3.1. Dan Gillmor

3.1.1. one of the foremost proponents of citizen journalism

3.1.2. founded the Center for Citizen Media

3.1.3. former technology columnist for the San Jose Mercury News

3.2. Jay Rosen

3.2.1. one of public journalism's earliest proponents (1993-1997)

3.2.2. journalism professor at NYU

3.2.3. directed the Project on Public Life and the Press

3.2.4. runs the PressThink weblog

3.3. Charles Nesson

3.3.1. William F. Weld Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

3.3.2. founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society

3.3.3. chairs the Advisory Board for Jamaican citizen journalism startup On the Ground News Reports

3.4. Margo Kingston

3.4.1. one of the leading proponents for citizen journalism in Australia

3.4.2. author and former political journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald

3.4.3. launched Webdiary in 2000

3.4.4. co-published No Fibs in 2013

3.5. James Wesley Rawles

3.5.1. blogger and novelist

3.5.2. launched the Constitution First Amendment Press Association

3.6. Maurice Ali

3.6.1. citizen journalist from Canada

3.6.2. founded the International Association of Independent Journalists Inc. in 2003

4. active reporting & reflective response