Reporters Without Borders (RSF - Reporters sans frontieres) http://en.rsf.org/ Reporters Without Borders (RSF - Reporters sans frontieres)
Every day, reporters face threats of censorship, danger or death in carrying out their jobs of informing others. Reporters Without Borders (RSF - Reporters sans frontieres) is there to investigate their cases, expose the limits on press freedom and support journalists who are being persecuted.
Reporters Without Borders is the largest press freedom organization in the world, with over 120 correspondents across the globe. Founded in 1985, RSF has been working to protect and defend journalists for nearly 30 years.
The UpTake http://www.theuptake.org/ The UpTake is a citizen-fueled, online video news gathering organization. Established July 2007.
Hi. We’re The UpTake. We’re an alternative to mainstream media, but mostly we’re a training resource for your average or not-so-average Joe & Jane. We want to teach you to (drumroll & a thunderclap) BE THE MEDIA.
You might know us from our coverage at the Republican National Convention, our live-stream of the Coleman v. Franken recount trial, our play-by-play coverage of the Minnesota legislature, our daily clips of White House events…or maybe you’ve just seen us and our modest army of citizen journalists around town.
5 Essential Tools for the Mobile Journalist http://mashable.com/2010/02/01/mobile-journalist-tools/ 5 Essential Tools for the Mobile Journalist
In addition to the standard smartphone equipment, such as a camera and social networking applications, we’ve compiled a list of five additional tools that can help a single journalist rival a fully-functional news team.
With these tools, a mobile journalist can record data, edit clips, and broadcast polished stories as events unfold
Integrated citizen journalism https://bit.ly/8DptH Integrated citizen journalism
"I have had the pleasure of chatting with Meera K and Subbu Vincent the editors of Citizen Matters. It's a weekly magazine in print and online that does what it says on the tin. Based in Bangalore it is a well integrated mix of traditional journalism and citizen reporting. That's reporting more than just opinion."
Bloggers Base http://www.bloggersbase.com/ When writing online these days it's not just that you have a blog that is important, but what you blog about. If you are inclined to be a citizen journalist or if you like to comment on the news, the Bloggers Base might be one for you.
BloggersBase provides a discovery platform for bloggers, user-generate-content and readers alike. This platform takes the form of an online magazine spanning various topics, each implemented as a multi-authored blog, moderated by algorithm-enhanced crowd wisdom. Our magazine introduces a brand new concept of citizen-journalism, using powerful analytics and unique algorithms.
HARO - Help A Reporter Out https://www.helpareporter.com/ HARO - Help A Reporter Out
This list was originally conceived on Facebook, but since Facebook caps group emails at 1,200 people, this is the next incarnation.
Each day, you'll receive up to three emails, each with anywhere from 15-30 queries per email. They'll all be labeled with [shankman.com] in the subject line, for easy filtering. If you see a query you can answer, go for it! HelpAReporter.com really is that simple.
Hubdub http://www.hubdub.com/ Hubdub
Hubdub makes news more exciting by letting you stake virtual dollars on the outcomes of real running news stories.
Hubdub gives you tons of entertaining ways to track news stories and become more informed than ever before.
Citizen journalism ... at Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen_journalism Citizen journalism ... at Wikipedia
Citizen journalism, also known as public or participatory journalism or democratic journalism, is the act of citizens "playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information,"
NewsCloud http://www.newscloud.com/ NewsCloud is an independent, community-powered news site:
- Keep up with breaking news from around the web.
- Share stories with your friends.
- Join in discussions with other readers.
NewsCloud was founded in 2005 by Jeff Reifman to create an open community to address the problems with consolidation of corporate media and censorship.
Originally named CommonTimes, the site was renamed in 2006 as NewsCloud.com.
Newsvine https://www.nbcnews.com/ Newsvine
Updated continuously by citizens like you, Newsvine is an instant reflection of what the world is talking about at any given moment.
ABC News : Citizen Journalism Tools http://abcnews.go.com/ ABC News : Citizen Journalism Tools
They are looking to bring in some citizen journalism, encouraging viewers to send in news bites and video clips.
In addition to commenting on a news story, ABC News wants you to leave video comments as well, from your mobile phone, camcorder or webcam.
Bleacher Report, a citizen journalism site for sports http://bleacherreport.com/ Bleacher Report, a citizen journalism site for sports
Bleacher Report is where the sports bar meets the press box, the place for fan-journalists to create and critique high-quality sports analysis.
We call it the Open Source Sports Network.
Flaws and Strengths of Citizen Journalism (video) http://mashable.com/2008/07/29/citizen-journalism/ The Flaws and Strengths of Citizen Journalism (video)
Citizen journalism is always a topic that sparks discussion and Interest, at least amongst the New Media set.
2008 has been a particularly good year for citizen journalism, with a number of initiatives and startups coming out in the space: Fox Sports, NowPublic, YouTube, iReport and many others.
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The Knight Citizen News Network http://www.kcnn.org/site/ The Knight Citizen News Network is a self-help portal that guides both ordinary citizens and traditional journalists in launching and responsibly operating community news and information sites.
It seeks to help build capacity for citizens who want to start their own news ventures and to open the doors to citizen participation for traditional news organizations seeking to embrace user-generated content.
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