The concept of citizen journalism (also known as “public”, “participatory”, “democratic”, “guerrilla or “street” journalism is based upon public citizens “playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information.” (Source: Wikipedia) Check out
We Have the Right to Photograph the Police!
A Belgian minister’s plan to prohibit taking pictures of the police would be a return to censorship and a terrible message at a time of ongoing police abuses against the media.
Two cases of police destroying press material at a TTIP protest are the latest in a disturbing trend of police action against the freedom of expression in Belgium. The Belgian League of Human Rights demands a serious and independent investigation into these police abuses against media members. Check out
Journalism in the New Age
There will always be a place for journalism in our world, however the means in which we can communicate stories is always changing and expanding.As journalists, we need to be aware of how our industry is looking nowadays.This storify blog explores how social media and technology are changing media. Check out
Reinventing your image in a world of changing journalism
Citizen journalism is more relevant today than it ever was before. With people having multiple forms of social media, they are able to use their voices to spread their own news. This can be especially be found on sites like Twitter, where anything can be said by anyone. Journalists need to find a way to maintain a bigger voice among the stir. Check out